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Films By Miguel Littin

Chilean, exiled film director, Miguel ... Littin's new production gives an idealised view of guerilla movements in Latin America; its cinematic approach is sophisticated and the acting highly professional. The action is set in an imaginary country , where U. S. troops are organising a system of ... Read more
Letters from Marusia is the chronicle of ... a workers' strike in a small Chilean town ... in 1907. The foreman of the English- ... owned Marusia Mining Co. Ltd. has ... been killed by a hot headed worker. The ... policy of intimidation thereafter followed by the company unifies the miners ... Read more
One of Chile's most notorious crimes provides the subject matter for The Jackal of Nahueltoro. ... When Jose del Carmen Valenzuela, an illiterate peasant, killed a woman and her five children, the press nicknamed him "Jackal of Nahueltoro". ... Valenzuela was apprehended, judged and sentenced to ... Read more
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