Salvador Allende (2007)

Salvador Allende



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This documentary traces the life of determined Marxist-humanist revolutionary, Salvador Allende, delving into the supposed implication of the United States in the coup d'état.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary
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[Director] Guzman's film is filled with revelations that will disturb many, including U.S. involvement in the coup. If only Guzman had been more innovative in his presentation.

Full Review… | September 7, 2007
New York Post
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One from the heart, Salvador Allende is a plaintive look back at the rise and violent fall of the world's first democratically elected Marxist president.

September 5, 2007
New York Times
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The controversial Chilean president is ultimately painted sympathetically, and quite convincingly so, in this artful 2004 doc from Patricio Guzmán.

Full Review… | September 4, 2007
Village Voice
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Mixing extensive archival footage and contemporary interviews with survivors of the era, the film gets across, quite powerfully, Allende's long courtship of the Chilean people.

Full Review… | September 15, 2006
Seattle Times
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Patricio Guzman's 2004 biography of the Chilean president is less a conventional documentary than a cinematic act of mourning.

Full Review… | September 8, 2006
Chicago Reader
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It's a solid no-nonsense documentary.

Full Review… | September 21, 2011
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