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    A Promise to the Dead: The Exile Journey of Ariel Dorfman

    Poster of the movie A Promise to the Dead: The Exile Journey of Ariel Dorfman
    Year2007
    Original lang.English / Spanish
    CountryCanada
    Run time1h32m
    GenreDocumentary
    Directed byPeter Raymont
    Written byAriel Dorfman
    CompanyFilms TransitFilms TransitFilms Transit

    Synopsis

    An exploration of exile, memory, longing and democracy, as seen through the eyes and life experiences of writer, Ariel Dorfman ( "Death and the Maiden") Born in Argentina, growing up in New York and then Chile, Dorfman became cultural advisor to Chile's socialist president, Salvador Allende. When the Allende government fell in the military coup of September 11, 1973, Dorfman had to make the most crucial decision in his life. Later he was told that his life was spared because "someone had to live to tell the story".

    Featuring

    Salvador Allende
    Michelle Bachelet
    Juliet Stevenson
    Judi Dench
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