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Post Mortem -- The second part of director Pablo Larrain's celebrated trilogy about Chile during the dictatorial reign of Augusto Pinochet, POST MORTEM is a "grim, intense, mordantly comic little film" (A.O. Scott, New York Times) about a civil servant transformed by the 1973 military coup.


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Mateo Iribarren (writer)
Eliseo Altunaga (screenplay)
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11 April 2012 (USA) See more »
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Alfredo Castro ... Mario Cornejo

Antonia Zegers ... Nancy Puelma
Jaime Vadell ... Dr. Castillo
Amparo Noguera ... Sandra

Marcelo Alonso ... Víctor
Marcial Tagle ... Captain Montes
Santiago Graffigna ... David Puelma
Ernesto Malbran ... Arturo Puelma
Aldo Parodi ... Pato
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Constanza B. Majluf ... Enfermera

Steve Nave ... Lt. Davenport

Directed by
Pablo Larraín 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Eliseo Altunaga  screenplay advisor
Mateo Iribarren  writer
Pablo Larraín 

Produced by
Andrea Carrasco Stuven .... executive producer
Juan Ignacio Correa .... executive producer
Mariane Hartard .... executive producer
Juan de Dios Larraín .... producer
Francesc Morales .... assistant producer
Ruth Orellana .... line producer
Geminiano Pineda .... co-executive producer
Paolo Tamburini .... assistant location producer
Original Music by
Juan Cristóbal Meza 
Cinematography by
Sergio Armstrong (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Andrea Chignoli 
Casting by
Paula Leoncini 
Production Design by
Polin Garbizu 
Costume Design by
Muriel Parra 
Production Management
Alejandro Atenas .... post-production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Juan Pedro Esponda .... third assistant director
Rosario Onetto .... second assistant director
Sound Department
Miguel Hormazábal .... sound designer
Ivo Moraga .... foley artist
Matías Valdés .... sound editor
Roberto Zuñiga .... foley artist
Camera and Electrical Department
Jonathan Maldonado .... assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Karin Urrutia Trautmann .... costume assistant
Other crew
Eliseo Altunaga .... consultant
José Ignacio Arancibia .... production assistant
Mauricio Dupuis .... location manager

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17 out of 72 people found the following review useful.
The Worst Chilean Movie Of The Year, 17 October 2010
Author: spyder007 ( from Valdivia, Chile

I had recently watched this movie on "Festival International de Cine de Valdivia" (Valdivia's International Film Festival) and it was awful. The movie starts slowly with the story of Nancy Puelma (Antonia Zegers), a cabaret dancer, and Mario (Alfredo Castro). But the developing of the story doesn't catch the viewer, it doesn't have any interesting on it. The only story that was interesting, about Mario's job, doesn't get developed very well, and we only get the worst performance of Zegers ever, and a very very boring movie that doesn't deserve my time. On the Cinema that i had watched this only 2 people applauded at the end of the movie. It was like "What the hell!!... Why i'm watching this? This movie doesn't have any sense". There's a lot of new chilean movies that are way better than this movie. I'm NOT a follower of a dictator (Pinochet). I believe in independent political liberal ideologies. And I simply think that there are way better Chilean movies that threats these political themes in a better way like "Machuca", "Fiesta Patria", and "Bastardos en el Paraiso". In fact, Post Mortem SUCKS.

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