COLONIA DIGNIDAD

SELENIUM FILMS - as PROD

Thriller - Development 2016

This spy film is also a film that reveals the methods and complicities between the Colonia Dignidad, camp of nazi's inspiration, and the successive chilean governments, principally that of Pinochet, who, thanks to Schäfer, took advantage of a state within the state which he used as his remote base..

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Thriller
    • Countries
    • ARGENTINA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Writer(s)
    • Dan FRANCK
    • Producer(s)
    • Vincent JUILLERAT (Selenium Films)
    • Synopsis
    • Isabella, journalist based in Buenos Aires, receives a message during a concert of her husband: the most important fugitive of Chile seems to live, with his bodyguards, in a property 90 miles south of the Argentinean capital. His name: Paul Schäfer, leader of a Nazi-inspired sect, Colonia Dignidad, established 170 miles south of Santiago de Chile since 1961, accused of torture, murders, close complicity with Pinochet’s government and of the sexual abuse of the children of his community.
      Isabella tracks down Schäfer and is confronted with her past.
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