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Post Mortem (2010)

Not Rated | | Drama | 11 April 2012 (USA)
In Chile, 1973, during the last days of Salvador Allende's presidency, an employee at a Morgue's recording office falls for a burlesque dancer who mysteriously disappears.

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Mario Cornejo
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Dr. Castillo
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Mario, 55, works in a morgue typing autopsy reports. In the midst of the 1973 Chilean coup, he fantasizes about his neighbor Nancy, a cabaret dancer, who mysteriously disappears on September the 11th. After a violent Army raid on her family's home, he hears about the arrest of her brother and father, a prominent Communist and Salvador Allende supporter. Troubled and madly passionate over the loss of his would-be lover, Mario begins his frantic search for Nancy. Written by Anonymous

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Sandra: These people were not here. Why are they here now?
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Great movie for "culturally proficient" people
6 July 2012 | by See all my reviews

This is a great movie, but if you are accustomed to standard movies, where the story is pretty straight forward, then this is not for you. For understanding what's going on you need to know what was going on in the country in those days. The movie mixes history with black humor, with non sense and tells you important things without telling them directly. That's why I really like the movies of this Director, he is telling you something behind the scenes that's very powerful, but if you only focus yourself on the 'standard' plot then you missed the whole point. I really liked Tony Manero and this one, great movies but only if you go a step ahead, otherwise I agree that it could be nonsense, but definitely is great just for those able to understand it.


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