The Pinochet Case Reviews

  • Dec 03, 2008

    It's great someone has made a movie about this case - it's very very important. It's a pity though it wasn't a more talented film-maker. I sorely missed a good interviewer asking highly provocative questions to those on the Pinochet side. for one thing. And those long, still-like shots I found terribly theatrical, and highly pretentious, and thus pretty annoying (though slightly ridiculous, too). The stories told in most simple terms by the victims of the regime were really strong, though - but that's not quite the film-maker's virtue....

    It's great someone has made a movie about this case - it's very very important. It's a pity though it wasn't a more talented film-maker. I sorely missed a good interviewer asking highly provocative questions to those on the Pinochet side. for one thing. And those long, still-like shots I found terribly theatrical, and highly pretentious, and thus pretty annoying (though slightly ridiculous, too). The stories told in most simple terms by the victims of the regime were really strong, though - but that's not quite the film-maker's virtue....