- 127 min
- Directed by: Patricia Riggen
- Written by: Mikko Alanne, Craig Borten
- Cast: Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche
- UK release: 29 January 2016
Based on the true story of 33 Chilean gold and copper miners who were trapped underground for an incredible 69 days, this aims more for feel-good whitewash than anything edgy or reflective, and despite efficient performances from a starry cast it plays out like a 70s disaster movie minus the narrative tension.
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The 3325 Jan 2016
Feel-good take on the 2010 Chilean mine rescue, with Antonio Banderas
The true story of the 33 Chilean gold and copper miners trapped underground for an incredible 69 days must have seemed like a sure-fire recipe for a crowd-pleasing, awards season movie. But the rush to get director Patricia Riggen’s film into cinemas…
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