Movies like Archipelago 1992

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Archipelago (1992)
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Archipelago (1992)
Original name: Archipiélago
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An architect witness the brutal massacre by the police of an anti-government meeting and escapes to a remote archipelago.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: massacre, architect, native american, money, island, police, escape, student, politics, death, murder, conquistador, chase, fear, hallucination, mass murder, professor, missionary, american indian, nightmare, fleeing, surrealism, dissident, secret police, rain forest ...
Place: santiago chile

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