Poor research, bad acting, sloppy editing and substantial historical inaccuracies are just a few of the many flaws of this virtually unbearable documentary. This Argentinian production does not do credit to their booming film industry, nor does it do justice to a serious and important topic of South American history: the War of the Triple Alliance (aka. Paraguayan War). The film has no plot, no purpose and is hardly informative. At best, it is a naive attempt at reconstructing the brutal reality of war. Even the camera work is sloppy and you often find yourself asking "what in heaven's name are they going on about?". The highlight of the film is a quick spot on a poor Paraguayan family that turns a mutt into a dalmatian by dying block dots on his white fur. Can you find a connection with a 19th century South American war? I didn't think so! Save your money and time!
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