History of chile movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant history of chile movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking, political and unusual plot structure films and TV shows about / with history of chile, politics, dictatorship, death, state affairs, society, latin american history, nudity (full frontal - brief), operation condor and military plots mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres shot in Chile, France, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as history of chile: The Promised Land (1973), Voto + Fusil (1971), Imagen latente (1987), Sweet Country (1987), Letters from Marusia (1975), Julio Begins in July (1979), Rain over Santiago (1975), Bloody Nitrate (1969), The Conquest of Chile (1971), Cantata de Chile (1976).

List of history of chile movies

The Promised Land (1973)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Cuba, Chile
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the socialist government of Marmaduke Grove in 1932, a group of villagers decide to take some land in the area of ​​Palmilla. Almost like a mythical journey, problems arise when seated and in a position to bring the socialist ideal in the ...
Style: epic, allegory
Plot: working class, sword, massacre, socialist, folk music, commune, history of chile, horse riding, revolutionary, national hero, nudity (full frontal - brief), alcohol abuse ...
Time: year 1932, 1930s
Place: chile, andes mountains
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Voto + Fusil (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The political evolution in Chile seeing from three different times: 1937, 1947 and 1970. A film that shows how a revolution cannot be accomplished by electoral means, and how the wealthy class will always attempt to destroy that revolution, with the ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, communist party, communist, bourgeoisie, assassination, communism, coup d'etat, marxist, history of chile, left wing, revolutionary ...
Time: year 1937, year 1970, year 1947
Place: chile, latin america
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Imagen latente (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Directed by Pablo Perelman.
Plot: search, death, physical abuse, brother, flashback, missing person, memory, conversation, haunted by the past, bitterness, history of chile, military dictatorship ...
Time: 80s
Place: santiago de chile, chile, santiago chile
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Sweet Country (1987)
Genre: Drama, History
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An American couple in Chile is drawn into the turmoil that followed President Salvador Allende's 1973 overthrow.
Plot: bomb, military, coup d'etat, blackmail, humiliation, abuse of power, socialism, military coup, torture, coup, assassin, death ...
Place: chile, santiago chile, santiago de chile
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Letters from Marusia (1975)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Originally Actas De Marusia, this Mexican film re-creates a dark chapter in the history of Chile. The scene is a small Chilean mining town in 1907. Suffering under the despotic rule of the British mine owners, the workers stage a revolt. The ...
Plot: latin american history, worker, train, torture, rifle, strike, socialist, massacre, shot to death, history of chile, company, city ...
Time: 20th century
Place: chile, south america
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Julio Begins in July (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This is the story of a teenager at the turn of the century in the conservative higher classes of Chile and the initiation rites in his society.
Plot: history of chile, coming of age, teenage prostitute, patriarch, landowner, teenager, machismo, boy
Place: chile
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Maria Graham: Diary of a Residence in Chile (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A true story of passion and political intrigue in early nineteenth century Chile, based on the memoirs of the intrepid travel writer, Maria Graham.
Plot: female director, latin american history, diary, ship, history of chile
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: chile
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Rain over Santiago (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Bulgaria
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A semi-fictional account on the fatidic September 11, 1973, when the military commanded by General Pinochet took over the power from socialist president Salvador Allende, initiating a dictatorship that lasted until 1988 causing the deaths and ...
Plot: coup, president, cold war, coup d'etat, tank, journalism, politics, military coup, operation condor, history of chile, dictatorship, cia ...
Time: year 1973, 70s
Place: santiago chile, chile, santiago de chile
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Bloody Nitrate (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Chile
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Chilean soldiers try to survive in the desert after they are attacked by Peruvian troops. The 17 survivors are held together by the Captain (Hector Duvauchelle). The Lieutenant (Jaime Vadell) is a civilian attorney who clashes with the Captain as he ...
Plot: marching, soldier, water, patriotism, sand, lieutenant, survival, rifle, sun, heat, latin american history, militia ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: peru, bolivia, chile, south america
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The Conquest of Chile (1971)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Chile, Italy, Spain, Peru
Duration: 100 min.
Story: La Araucana is a Chilean film based on an epic poem in Spanish about the Spanish conquest of Chile, by Alonso de Ercilla; it is also known in English as The Araucaniad. It is considered the national epic of the Kingdom of Chile and one of the most ...
Style: epic
Plot: conquering, battles, latin american history, history of chile, indigenous, colonization, battle, waterfall, native american, conquistador, conqueror
Time: 16th century
Place: south america, chile
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Cantata de Chile (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Cuba
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The story of the Santa María School massacre of miners in 1907.
Style: allegory
Plot: massacre, colonialism, strike, political repression, poverty, mass murder, imperialism, school, history of chile, latin american history, miner, racism ...
Time: 1900s
Place: south america, chile
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Violeta Went to Heaven (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Chile, Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A portrait of famed Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra filled with her musical work, her memories, her loves and her hopes.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: museum, follow your dream, music, loss of daughter, folk, musical tour, latin, rising to stardom, lifestyle, musician's life, hopes, performer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 30s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: chile, latin america, geneva switzerland, santiago chile, santiago de chile ...
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Neruda (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Chile, Argentina, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It’s 1948 and the Cold War has arrived in Chile. In the Congress, prominent Communist Senator and popular poet Pablo Neruda accuses the government of betraying the Party and is stripped of his parliamentary immunity by President González Videla. ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: latinx lead, manhunt, anti communism, political repression, police detective, escape, politician, communist party, police investigation, class differences, exile, dictatorship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1948
Place: santiago chile, chile, andes mountains, paris france, south america
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Endless Poetry (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Chile, UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A portrait of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s young adulthood, set in the 1940s and 50s, in the electric capital city of Santiago. There, he decides to become a poet and is introduced, by destiny, into the foremost bohemian and artistic circle of the time.
Plot: autobiography, gay, surrealism, swastika, circus, death of cousin, cycling, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), violin, suicide by hanging, poetry ...
Time: 1940s
Place: santiago de chile, santiago chile, chile
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Tony Manero (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Chile, Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man is obsessed with John Travolta's disco dancing character from "Saturday Night Fever".
Style: rough, serious, realistic, contemplative, bleak
Plot: dancing, nightlife, showbiz, crimes, ambition, lifestyle, desire for fame, contests and competitions, follow your dream, life is a bitch, bar, music ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
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Sub terra (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1897, in Lota, Chile, in the face of long days, low pay, debts to the company store, unsafe and deadly working conditions, and widespread child labor, men try to establish a miners' association at one of the largest coal mines in the world. ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, captivating, epic ...
Plot: injustice, fighting the system, workplace, rebellion, working class, rebelliousness, family business, human nature, racism, love affair, life is a bitch, political unrest ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: chile
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Secrets (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Chile
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After long decades of exile, a leftist former activist returns to Chile to settle accounts with his conscience, related to the death of a colleague and political hero . The task of Atalibar (Sergio Hernandez) is to reveal his secret. But his view ...
Plot: female director, female nudity, flashback, lie, mother daughter relationship, prostitute, transvestite, hotel, bar, diaspora, history of chile, old love ...
Place: santiago de chile, paris france, santiago chile, chile
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Waking the Dead (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.
Style: emotional, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: politics, election, obsession, death, ghost, politician, romance, state affairs, haunted by the past, supernatural, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, chile, manhattan new york city, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c. ...
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Of Love and Shadows (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Irene is a magazine editor living under the shadow of the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. Francisco is a handsome photographer and he comes to Irene for a job. As a sympathizer with the underground resistance movement, Francisco opens her eyes and ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, based on true events, visually appealing ...
Plot: politics, torture, dictatorship, distopia, rebellion, uncover truth, idealism, journalism, state affairs, media, soldier, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, year 1973, 1920s
Place: chile, latin america, south america, spain, california
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Night Over Chile (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Soviet docudrama chronicling the events surrounding the military coup which toppled the leftists Chilean government of Salvador Allende. This film confines its efforts to the main events themselves and is based on interviews with eyewitnesses, ...
Plot: coup d'etat, military coup, operation condor, history of chile
Time: 70s, year 1973
Place: chile
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Missing (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on the real-life experiences of Ed Horman. A conservative American businessman travels to a South American country to investigate the sudden disappearance of his son after a right-wing military takeover. Accompanied by his son's wife he ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: dictatorship, political conspiracy, military coup, missing person, politics, political intrigue, military, journalist, loss of son, corruption, uncover truth, patriotism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: chile, latin america, south america, washington d.c., santiago chile ...
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Mi mejor enemigo (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Chile, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After losing their bearings, a group of Chilean soldiers learns some lessons about their enemy's humanity in this dark comedy set during the 1970s war between Chile and Argentina. Digging in where they are, the troop soon discovers a nearby ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, tragicomedy, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: military, soldier, friendship, anti war, culture clash, human nature, society, patrol, island, border, rivalry, military life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: chile, argentina, latin america, patagonia, south america
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Machuca (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Santiago, capital of Chile during the Marxist government of elected, highly controversial president Salvador Allende. Father McEnroe supports his leftist views by introducing a program at the prestigious "collegio" (Catholic prep school) ...
Style: touching, emotional, thought provoking, serious, sincere ...
Plot: sexual initiation, friendship, politics, classmate, childhood, poverty, demonstration, historical event, communism, social differences, youth, political unrest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile, santiago de chile, south america ...
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The Black Pimpernel (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Mexico, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story about Swedish ambassador in Chile - Harald Edelstam - and his heroic actions to protect the innocent people from the execution during and after the military coup on September 11th 1973.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, life is a bitch, injustice, romance, society, political unrest, human spirit, revolution, human rights, ambassador, political corruption ...
Time: year 1973
Place: chile
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Burning Patience (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany, Portugal
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on Skármeta's book, this is the story of a poor postman in Isla Negra who befriends Pablo Neruda and asks his help writing poems to the woman of his dreams.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: politics, friendship, fall in love, looking for love, love affair, small town, bittersweet, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love and romance, state affairs, writer's life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: chile, latin america
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No (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, due to international pressure, is forced to call a plebiscite on his presidency. The country will vote ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ to Pinochet extending his rule for another eight years. Opposition ...
Style: captivating, sincere, psychological, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: campaign, political conspiracy, oppression, advertising agency, fighting the system, dictatorship, democracy, rebellion, against the odds, underdog, protest, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, 70s
Place: chile, latin america, santiago de chile, south america, santiago chile
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