It's a well told story with exceptional acting that is undoubtedly thought provoking. Unlike the film, the disc is poor with a feeble transfer and a very cheap presentation. Even the subtitles are burnt in. The menu is a still picture with only two options: play and chapters. The lack of extras is particularly galling as the film's serious subject matter and history deserves some attention. The Military dictatorship ended in 1983, the same year the film began shooting but it was cancelled due to death threats received by the production team. The remainder of the film was shot in secret and completed and released in 1985. Their efforts were rewarded with an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. A documentary or an interview or just a commentary could have been fascinating. It is a good film, but this is not a Region 2 release that can be wholeheartedly recommended.
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