DAWSON ISLAND 10

DAWSON, ISLA 10

By Miguel LITTIN

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Drama - Completed 2009

A group of men is taken prisoners and brought to Island, 10, the most southern detention camp in the world. They are Allende's ministers and men who are close to him and that have to learn how to face the inhospitability, rudeness and hards way of surviving at the end of the world.

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • CHILE, BRAZIL, VENEZUELA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 117 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Miguel LITTIN
    • Writer(s)
    • Miguel LITTIN
    • EIDR 10.5240/07EA-A813-DD3D-C347-50D0-P
    • Producer(s)
    • Miguel Joan LITTIN (Azul Films S.A)
    • Synopsis
    • September 1973. A group of former Allende´s ministers and authorities are held prisoners and taken into Dawson Island, a reclusion camp located in the Magellan Strait. Cristián de la Fuente plays a tough, army officer in charge of this group of State prisoners. Benjamín Vicuña is Sergio Bitar, a former minister that wrote Isla 10 in Harvard after he was liberated with the help of the UN, Red Cross and Ted Kennedy among others. Chilean director Miguel Littin (two nominations at the Academy for best foreing Picture) based his story in this best seller, following the path of these men.
      Months of reclusion, sadness, uncertainty made these people grow on strength, fighting against isolation and harsh ways to survive. At Dawson Island, the most southern concentration camp in the world, their bonds grew, as did their memories and testimonies of history.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jun 01, 2008
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