This Oscar-nominated historical fiction details the 1988 marketing campaign made to take down Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet. With a cunning and passionate lead character played by Gael García Bernal, the film poses difficult questions about the ways in which political issues are framed and disseminated to the wider public. As a historical fiction, the film itself has been criticized for how it frames the movement, providing another layer of mediation to interrogate.
format: 35mm, runtime: 118 minutes
Part of our Thursday 1 series, Through the Mind Darkly: Movies and Media Madness
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