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, archipelago, native american, student, money, police, island, death, politics, conquistador, pursuit, fear, hallucination, dying, paranoia, professor, american indian, murder, mass murder, nightmare, missionary, dissident, surrealism, raid ...
Place: santiago chile

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Imagen latente (1987)
Genre: Drama
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