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Choropampa, el precio de oro (2002)

A devastating mercury spill by the world's richest gold mining corporation transforms a quiet peasant village in Peru's Andean mountains into a hotbed of civil resistance. A courageous ... See full synopsis »
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A devastating mercury spill by the world's richest gold mining corporation transforms a quiet peasant village in Peru's Andean mountains into a hotbed of civil resistance. A courageous young mayor emerges to lead his people on a quest for health care and justice. But powerful interests conspire to thwart the villagers at every turn in this 2-year epic chronicle of the real price of gold.

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The mercury spill sickening an entire population was part of the fictionalized narrative of Altiplano (2009) and strongly linked with another documentary: "Tambogrande: Mangos, Murder, Mining" (2007). See more »

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Peru

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11 March 2002 (Argentina) See more »

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Guarango Cine y Video See more »
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1.33 : 1
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