The Pinochet Case Reviews

December 13, 2002
What a long, strange saga it is.
December 13, 2002
It will take a strong stomach for the ordinary viewer to maintain an appetite for Pinochet apologetics after this litany of suffering.
November 1, 2002
October 31, 2002
The determination of Pinochet's victims to seek justice, and their often heartbreaking testimony, spoken directly into director Patricio Guzman's camera, pack a powerful emotional wallop.
October 14, 2002
It ultimately stands forth as an important chronicle of the abuses of one of Latin America's most oppressive regimes.
September 26, 2002
The Pinochet Case is a searing album of remembrance from those who, having survived, suffered most.
September 11, 2002
A riveting documentary.
September 11, 2002
Even though we know the outcome, the seesawing of the general's fate in the arguments of competing lawyers has the stomach-knotting suspense of a legal thriller, while the testimony of witnesses lends the film a resonant undertone of tragedy.
September 10, 2002
A coda in every sense, The Pinochet Case splits time between a minute-by-minute account of the British court's extradition chess game and the regime's talking-head survivors.