THEY WERE COMING TO GET ME

VENÍAN A BUSCARME

By Álvaro DE LA BARRA

ÁVILA FILMS - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2017

They were coming to get me is an intimate and personal journey that began during my years in exile. It is an attempt to construct my identity and discover the motivations that eventually determined my parents’ destiny through a combination of family memories and unpublished records.

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Ventana Sur 2017
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    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Documentary, First film, Biography
    • Countries
    • CHILE, VENEZUELA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 84 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Álvaro DE LA BARRA
    • Producer(s)
    • Alvaro DE LA BARRA (ÁVILA FILMS)
    • Synopsis
    • After the military coup by Augusto Pinochet in Chile, my parents, who were revolutionary militants, were killed in an ambush at the corner of my kindergarten. I grew up in exile, living under another identity, and with a heroic image of my parents both as a couple and as social activists. I now want to recover my identity, and by doing so get to know who they were…
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