Documentary

Jamás leí a onetti (2010) Pablo Dotta, Documentary

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Jamás leí a Onetti (I have never read Onetti) is a documentary-homage to this great Uruguayan writer, which is enacted with testimonies, words, drawings and music, all part of the Onettian legacy. With the link between different kinds of writing as a starting point, the movie also asks about the means and the ends of all creative process.

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Surire (2015) Iván Osnovikoff, Bettina Perut, Documentary

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The Surire Salt Flat is placed at an altitude of 4300 m in the Chilean High Plateau and one of the very last places in the world, keeping the treasure of untouched nature with all its beauty, but also holds an allurement: a huge amount of borax, promising the mining industry profits in unknown levels.

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Eurocrime! The Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the ’70s (2012) Mike Malloy, Franco Nero, John Saxon, Henry Silva, Documentary, Action, Crime

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A documentary concerning the violent Italian ‘poliziotteschi’ cinematic movement of the 1970s which, at first glance, seem to be rip-offs of American crime films like DIRTY HARRY or THE GODFATHER, but which really address Italian issues like the Sicilian Mafia and red terrorism. Perhaps even more interesting than the films themselves were the rushed methods of production (stars performing their own stunts, stealing shots, no live sound) and the bleed-over between real-life crime and movie crime.

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