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El color del camaleón

A Bold Witness for the Chilean Society

Valentina Ripa    Università degli Studi di Salerno    

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abstract

The film El color del camaleón (2017) by Andrés Lübbert, which has great cinematic and content merits, can be considered as an important part of Chilean films on memory and post-memory. I focus on its contribution to Chilean memory and the reconstruction of the truth through the unveiling, in particular, of cruel methods of forced recruitment used by the dictatorship’s secret services. They were used as a further tool to instill terror in society, and as a way of submission and control of the population.

Published
Dec. 13, 2017
Submitted
Oct. 4, 2017
Language
ES