The pearl button

The pearl button

DVD - 2016 | Spanish
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Documentary that masterfully explores the significance of water in Chile's vast history and culture, examining the indigenous tribes of the western Patagonian waterways and the tragic journey of Jemmy Button, who in 1830 was bought by the English navy for the price of a mother of pearl button. The film ends by discussing how Pinochet's forces used waterways to dump the bodies of disappeared persons that they had executed.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Kino Lorber,, [2016]
Branch Call Number: PEAR
NF G 2015 P437
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,region 1,rda
NTSC,rda
digital,optical,stereo,surround,Dolby digital 2.0,Dolby digital 5.1,rda
1 videodisc (81 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (13 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm)

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empbee
Oct 26, 2016

Beautiful photography, gripping story of nature, water, Indigenous People and political victims of Chile. The documentary evokes the "what if" question.

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uncommonreader
Oct 24, 2016

Beautiful, harrowing, brilliant. The film links the genocide of the indigenous peoples of Patagonia and the disappeared of Pinochet's Chile. Patricio Guzman is a great film maker and human being.

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