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South of the Border

South of the Border
  • 2009
  • USA
  • 77 min
  • 15

In his documentary about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, Stone travels through seven countries he thinks have benefited from a united socialist front, challenging the orthodoxy on Chavez in an engrossing and entertaining manner.

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South of the Border

23 Jul 20104 stars

(15) 77min When Oliver Stone made a documentary for HBO about Fidel Castro, his American paymasters accused him of going too soft on the Cuban President and ordered him to go and try again. This time Stone stands firm, doesn’t even entertain the idea…

South of the Border - Tariq Ali interview

23 Jul 2010

The historian and commentator on making movies with Oliver Stone

The appearance of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez alongside Oliver Stone at the Venice Film Festival for the premiere of documentary South of the Border was one of the most surreal moments on any red carpet in recent memory. In the background making…

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