The Cordillera of Dreams
First screened in October 2019
Director: Patricio Guzmán. Documentary about the past and present of Chile, linking its topography to its history. Screenplay: Patricio Guzmán.

Twitter Capsule: Less poetic or complex than Guzmán's last two docs, but still a movingly restless ode and elegy to Chile.

VOR:   Has the marrying of environmental and historical analysis worn thin? Do mountains "speak" less than soil or water? First in trio that feels skippable.

Photo © 2019 Atacama Productions/ARTE, © 2020 Icarus Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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