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The Expropriation (1974)

La expropiación (original title)
An Agronom arrive at a farm to expropriate land, but the landowner is willing to leave the country voluntarily. A revolt among the tenants occur.

Director:

Raoul Ruiz (as Raúl Ruiz)

Writer:

Raoul Ruiz
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Cast

Cast overview:
Delfina Guzmán Delfina Guzmán ... Dona Delfina
Nemesio Antúnez Nemesio Antúnez ... Don Nemesio
Jaime Vadell Jaime Vadell ... Agronomo Vidal
Luis Alarcón Luis Alarcón ... Capataz Lucho
Nicolas Eyzaguirre Nicolas Eyzaguirre ... Nicolas
Rodrigo Maturana Rodrigo Maturana ... Military Phantasm
Joaquín Eyzaguirre Joaquín Eyzaguirre ... Joaquin
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An Agronom arrive at a farm to expropriate land, but the landowner is willing to leave the country voluntarily. A revolt among the tenants occur.

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Country:

Chile

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

1974 (Chile) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Enteignung See more »

Filming Locations:

Pirque, Chile See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color
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Shot in 4 days and 4 nights in 1971, finished in Paris in 1973. See more »

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Featured in Exiles: Raoul Ruiz: Chilean Film Director (1988) See more »

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