Garage Olimpo (1999)

Garage Olimpo (1999)

Garage Olimpo





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Chili-born Italian director Marco Bechis's second feature is a political drama based on his experiences with the military regime of Argentina (1976-1980) when he lived there. Maria (Antonella Costa) is a militant activist in an organization that is fighting the oppressive dictatorship. She teaches reading and writing in the suburbs of Buenos Aires in an area of shantytowns. She lives in a decrepit rooming house with her mother Diane (Dominique Sanda), who rents out some rooms. One of the … More

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Genre: Drama
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Full Review… | June 19, 2008
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
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This engaging drama revisits a shameful political chapter in the country's history.

Full Review… | August 4, 2011

Full Review… | November 13, 2001

Audience Reviews for Garage Olimpo


The best film about the concentrationcamps in Argentina under militar regime, by someone whoas a "desaparecido" himself.
No cheesin stuff, no low kicks or sentimentalism. Simply the raw cruel violent sad true. You must see this movie!

Martin Kalwill

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