Canto a la Vida = Song to Life

Australia, 1990

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During the sixteen year dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet that ended with the 1989 democratic elections, over one million Chileans left their homeland to live in exile. “Canto a la vida” explores the experience of living a life in exile through the stories of seven Chilean woman. They include Tencia de Allende, the widow of the murdered president Salvadore Allende; internationally renowned folk singer, Isabel Parra; author Isabel Allende and artist Gracia Barrios. Directed by Lucia Salinas Brionas who exiled to Australia in 1986. (English and Spanish with English subtitles)

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