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Violeta Went to Heaven (2011)
"Violeta se fue a los cielos" (original title)

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A portrait of famed Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra filled with her musical work, her memories, her loves and her hopes.

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A portrait of famed Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra filled with her musical work, her memories, her loves and her hopes.

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11 August 2011 (Chile)  »

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Violetta Went to Heaven  »

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$964 (USA) (5 April 2013)

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$21,289 (USA) (3 May 2013)
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Chile's official submission to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 84th Academy Awards 2012. See more »

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Referenced in El Visionario: Francisca Valenzuela (2011) See more »

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El gavilán
Written by Violeta Parra
Performed by Francisca Gavilán
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Brilliantly done
14 December 2011 | by (La Serena, Chile) – See all my reviews

Absolutely worth viewing for a fresh look at what cinema can be.

I was very impressed; This film documents the life (and death) of Violeta Parra while using cinematographic techniques that are, in my opinion, fresh and outstanding.

Also very noteworthy is the authenticity of the conditions in Chile during Violetas' time and the understanding shown of the people in the country are very well done.

I thoroughly recommend it ... take a handkerchief with you and be prepared to be lifted into Violetas' world.

Gracias Andres, Gracias woodproducciones !!


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