The South (1988)

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The movie starts while Floreal, the main protagonist, was being released from the prison when the military coup ended in 1983. He is estranged to his former life because of his last few ... See full summary »


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18 August 2002 |
| Sur: A true "atmosphere" film.
"Sur" is an excellent nutshell of the Argentine experience during their brutal 1976-83 dictatorship, both the persecution (symbolized by Floreal's ordeals) and the economic ruin (captured in the film's being set in Buenos Aires' neglected southside slaughterhouse district).

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Release Date:

5 March 1988


Spanish, French

Country of Origin

Argentina, France

Filming Locations

Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina

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