Voor, tijdens en na - Chili, 5 oktober

Frank Diamand Short documentary - 1988 - 50 min.

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Direct-cinema film about the plebiscite on 5 October 1988 in which the Chilean people could express whether they supported a continuation of Pinochet’s dictatorship or preferred democracy. The film starts in black-and-white on the day before the plebiscite and follows different people in their campaign to utter a massive ‘no’ against Pinochet. When the ‘no’ voters gain victory and Pinochet is voted out, the film switches to colour, but that immediately changes back to black-and-white when retaliatory measures are taken again.

Credits

Director(s) Frank Diamand
Production Company Stichting Derde Cinema
Director of Photography Melle van Essen, NSC
Editing
Sound on Set
Ben Zijlstra
Production Country
Netherlands