The Pearl Button
OUT MARCH 18 / CERT. TBC / 82 MINS.
DIRECTOR Patricio Guzmán CAST Martin G. Calderon, Gabriela Paterito, Emma Malig, Gabriel Salazar
This companion documentary to the director’s Nostalgia For The Light contrasts the 19th-century cleansing of Chile’s indigenous tribes with the brutal Pinochet regime. But while the visuals are striking, the poetic musings of Patricio Guzmán’s voiceover undermine his political fury.