8.0/10
890
6 user 13 critic

Memoria del saqueo (2004)

After the fall of the military dictatorship in 1983, successive democratic governments launched a series of reforms purporting to turn Argentina into the world's most liberal and prosperous... See full summary »

Writer:

Fernando E. Solanas (script)
Reviews
1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The degraded socio-economic condition of Argentina leading to the December 2001 rebellions, and its consequent social chaos analyzed by focusing on real people from Buenos Aires poorest ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando E. Solanas
Stars: Fernando E. Solanas
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Divided into three segments, namely 1 Neocolonialism, 2 Act for liberation, 3 Violence and liberation, the documentary lasts more than 4 hours this deals with the defense of the revolution ... See full summary »

Directors: Octavio Getino, Fernando E. Solanas
Stars: María de la Paz, Fernando E. Solanas, Edgardo Suárez
The South (1988)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The movie starts while Floreal, the main protagonist, was being released from the prison when the military coup ended in 1983. He is estranged to his former life because of his last few ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando E. Solanas
Stars: Susú Pecoraro, Miguel Ángel Solá, Philippe Léotard
The Journey (1992)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A young man living in a cold southern village in South America, decides to start a trip looking for his father. By doing this he discovers unexpected facts about his latin American essence.

Director: Fernando E. Solanas
Stars: Walter Quiroz, Soledad Alfaro, Ricardo Bartis
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The history of the Argentine railways, from 1857 until the crisis of the current transport system. The closing of branches of the railway lines turned ghost towns into towns whose main ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando E. Solanas
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

An investigation of "disaster capitalism", based on Naomi Klein's proposition that neo-liberal capitalism feeds on natural disasters, war and terror to establish its dominance.

Directors: Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Ewen Cameron, Janine Huard, Naomi Klein
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The filmmaker's journey across seven Argentine provinces, investigating the social and environmental consequences of the transgenic agricultural model with agricultural toxins. Today, in ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando E. Solanas
Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Some Argentinians, exiled in Paris, decide to put on a tango-ballet, dedicated to Carlos Gardel, a legendary Argentinian tango star.

Director: Fernando E. Solanas
Stars: Marie Laforêt, Philippe Léotard, Miguel Ángel Solá
Adventure | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The suicide of an old soldier buddy brings up some old memories for an Argentinian man.

Director: Tristán Bauer
Stars: Gastón Pauls, Pablo Ribba, César Albarracín
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.

Director: Luis Puenzo
Stars: Norma Aleandro, Héctor Alterio, Chunchuna Villafañe
Clouds (1998)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

An eclectic group of actors struggle to save their theater from being demolished and replaced with a shopping mall. Max, the leader of the troupe, is a workaholic director who abandoned his... See full summary »

Director: Fernando E. Solanas
Stars: Eduardo Pavlovsky, Laura Novoa, Ângela Correa
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director: Fernando E. Solanas
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Mick Jagger ... Himself (archive footage)
Keith Richards ... Himself (archive footage)
Fernando E. Solanas ... Narrator (voice)
Ronnie Wood ... Himself (archive footage) (as Ron Wood)
Edit

Storyline

After the fall of the military dictatorship in 1983, successive democratic governments launched a series of reforms purporting to turn Argentina into the world's most liberal and prosperous economy. Less than twenty years later, the Argentinians have lost literally everything: major national companies have been sold well below value to foreign corporations; the proceeds of privatizations have been diverted into the pockets of corrupt officials; revised labour laws have taken away all rights from employees; in a country that is traditionally an important exporter of foodstuffs, malnutrition is widespread; millions of people are unemployed and sinking into poverty; and their savings have disappeared in a final banking collapse. The film highlights numerous political, financial, social and judicial aspects that mark out Argentina's road to ruin. Written by Eduardo Casais <casaise@acm.org>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

18 March 2004 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

Social Genocide See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Memoria del Saqueo (2004)
20 November 2006 | by canallon40See all my reviews

I do not agree at all with the comment made about this film as I find it even malicious and narrow-minded. Who the hell cares if the film lacks structure or pacing? The most important thing is that real facts are well-presented and narrated very clearly. Regarding humour, I am afraid there's no room for humour in here. I recommend to whoever wrote that awful review to go and check out the latest Jim Carrey's film if he or she is looking for some humour. Unfortunately, I suspect that the author of such one-sided point of view cannot tolerate anything that does not come out of Hollywood whose films are indeed well-structured, well-paced and contain humour but at the same time are mostly idiotic, shallow and meaningless.


31 of 40 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed