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Andrés Wood

Released on January 19 of 2005 in the USA, "Machuca" (also known as "Machuca, mein Freund") is a Biography/Drama film directed by Andrés Wood . Matías Quer and Ariel Mateluna are starring, alongside Manuela Martelli, Ernesto Malbran, Aline Küppenheim and Federico Luppi.

Who directed "Machuca":

Machuca was directed by Andrés Wood, a Chilean writer, director, and producer.

Before directing Machuca, Andrés Wood had directed .

When was "Machuca" released:

Machuca was first released on Wednesday, January 19, 2005, in the United States. Also released on this day was Assault on Precinct 13 (dir. Jean-Franois Richet). This was fifteen (15) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, May 06, 2005 in the United Kingdom; Friday, May 21, 2004 in France; Thursday, March 31, 2005 in Germany; Friday, October 01, 2004 in Italy and on Friday, June 11, 2004 in Spain.

What is the cast of "Machuca":

At the casting of Machuca we find Matías Quer, Ariel Mateluna (); Manuela Martelli () [ more... ]

  • Pablo Krögh and Alejandro Trejo can be seen in El Brindis, released in 2007.

What is the Storyline of "Machuca":

The film is not intended to provide an overview of this period in Chilean history. Rather, it shows the perspective of Gonzalo Infante, a privileged boy who catches a glimpse of the world of the lower class through Machuca, at a moment when the lower classes are politically mobilized, demanding more rights and forcing fundamental change. At the same time the upper classes, including Gonzalo's own family, grow fearful of the growing socialist movement and plot against the country's elected president, [...]

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