- Chile / Germany / Mexico
- Directed by: Pablo Larrain
- Cast: Marcelo Alonso, Alfredo Castro, Antonia Zegers
Powerful sophomore feature from Larrain, exploring the bloody Chilean military coup of 1973 through the distorting prism of a quiet and efficient morgue typist (a brilliant and darkly comic creation from Castro) who is in love with a mysterious burlesque dancer (Zegers).
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
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Post Mortem23 Aug 2011
Powerful sophomore feature based on 1970s Chilean politics
(15) 97min It’s 1973 and work on President Salvador Allende’s ‘Chilean Path to Socialism’ is about to be brought to an abrupt halt by a Chilean military coup. Mario (Alfredo Castro) works for the Santiago morgue as a typist. Quiet, efficient, Mario…
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