Nicaragua 1979: scenes from the revolution

United Kingdom, 1980

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Documents the Sandinista uprising from the general strike of June 1979 through the first hundred days of reconstruction after the victory. A fast-paced “on the spot” film which eloquently captures the furious demise of the Somoza dynasty in its desperate attempt to turn back the tide of history, and which also paints a powerful portrait of the forces at work within the Nicaraguan revolution.

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