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History Colonia Dignidad: Orwellian Story From the Land of Pinochet; Three Young Journalist Defy Regime

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While researching to learn more about Michael V. Townley, I ran into this fascinating blog that attests for the strong spirit that some people carry, even under seige. Here’s a quote, along with the link to the full blog: sk Reblogged from Notes on the Americas: Orwell in Chile This month marks the 65th anniversary of […]

Grim History Colonia Dignidad–Are You Ready for the Movie Colonia, Starring Emma Watson?

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Note: Colonia is an upcoming thriller directed by Oscar-winner Florian Gallenberger (which he co-wrote with Torsten Wenzel). The film, based on torture colony Colonia Dignidad, and starring Emma Watson, Daniel Brühl and Michael Nyqvist, is based on true events set in 1973 in Chile, about a German woman who was kidnapped by General Augusto Pinochet’s secret police, DINA, while searching for her husband. Principal photography began on October 2, […]