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51th Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Voto mas fusil

Fortnight 1971, Feature film, 90'

Synopsis

Dramatised documentary showing the struggle of left-wing political parties in Chile until the elections which brought Salvador Allende to the presidency.

Director

Helvio Soto

He worked in Argentine for TV and went to Chili. He made a short film and started making full length films with Salpêtre sanglant in 1969: it deals with war between Chili and Pérou. His two newt movies were linked to politics and Salvador Allende. He flew in France. It rains on Santiaga is a difficult reconstitution of the socialist Chilian government. La triple muerte del tercer personaje is about exile. He made Americona and went back to Chili.

Leonardo Perucci
Marcelo Romo
Maria Elena Gertner
Patricia Guzman

Screenplay
Helvio Soto

Prod : Télécinéma
Moneda 973 of 334
Santiago
Chili

Title in Original Version : Vote Plus Fusil