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The Penal Colony (1970)

La colonia penal (original title)
A journalist arrives on the Latin American island of Captiva, where a dictatorial President rules capriciously over a society that seems to consist mainly of males in military uniform, speaking a polyglot language.

Director:

Raoul Ruiz (as Raúl Ruiz)

Writers:

Franz Kafka (story), Raoul Ruiz
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Cast overview:
Mónica Echeverría Mónica Echeverría ... Journalist
Luis Alarcón Luis Alarcón ... President
Aníbal Reyna Aníbal Reyna ... Minister
Nelson Villagra Nelson Villagra
Darío Pulgar Darío Pulgar
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A journalist arrives on the Latin American island of Captiva, where a dictatorial President rules capriciously over a society that seems to consist mainly of males in military uniform, speaking a polyglot language.

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Country:

Chile

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

27 April 1983 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

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