Nostalgia for the Light2010

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Nostalgia for the Light
Directed by:
Patricio Guzmán

"Nostalgia for the Light" is a Documentary film directed by Patricio Guzmán, and written by Patricio Guzmán (writer), released on February 19 of 2011 in the USA.

Who is the director of "Nostalgia for the Light":

Nostalgia for the Light was directed by Patricio Guzmán, a writer, and director.

When was "Nostalgia for the Light" released:

Nostalgia for the Light was first released on Saturday, February 19, 2011, in the United States.. This was eight (8) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, May 14, 2010 in France; Thursday, December 23, 2010 in Germany and on Thursday, August 05, 2010 in Australia.

What is the Storyline of "Nostalgia for the Light":

For his new film master director Patricio Guzman, famed for his political documentaries (THE BATTLE OF CHILE, THE PINOCHET CASE), travels 10,000 feet above sea level to the driest place on earth, the Atacama Desert, where atop the mountains astronomers from all over the world gather to observe the stars. The sky is so translucent that it allows them to see right to the boundaries of the universe. The Atacama is also a place where the harsh heat of the sun keeps human remains intact: those of Pre-Columbian mummies; 19th century explorers and miners; and the remains of political prisoners, "disappeared" by the Chilean army after the military coup of September, 1973. So while astronomers examine the most distant and oldest galaxies, at the foot of the mountains, women, surviving relatives of the disappeared whose bodies were dumped here, search, even after twenty-five years, for the remains of their loved ones, to reclaim their families' histories. Melding the celestial quest of the astronomers and the earthly one of the women, NOSTALGIA FOR THE LIGHT is a gorgeous, moving, and deeply personal odyssey.

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