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Foreign Language Film Series 10/31: "Machuca" (in Spanish)

Release Date:
10/11/2013 9:00 AM

Foreign Language Series, Machuca, 500px  Machuca (2004) [In Spanish]

Political unrest helps spawn and destroy a friendship between two schoolboys in 1973 Chile, when the country was inspired to address the gap between rich and poor. Disadvantaged Pedro receives a full scholarship to a private school and is bullied but is also befriended by Gonzalo, whose rich parents live in Santiago's wealthy suburbs. When Gonzalo's parents become intolerable he begins spending more time with Pedro and his family. But the political and economic differences that are dividing the country find their way into the school, leading to a rift between the two friends. Directed by Andrés Wood. 5pm, Harugari 203, 121 mins.

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