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A Chilean judge admits he rejected appeals to investigate political disappearances during Pinochet's regime.


In 1998, when Chilean judge Juan Guzman was assigned the first criminal cases against the country's ex-dictator, General Augusto Pinochet, no one expected much.

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The filmmakers talk about how good people sometimes do bad things in the shadow of a totalitarian government.

  • Updated on April 23, 2014

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The Judge and the General (90 min.)

Premiere Date: August 19, 2008

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Filmmakers: Elizabeth Farnsworth, Patricio Lanfranco Bio | Interview | Statement

Press: Fact Sheet | Critical Acclaim | Press Release | duPont Award Press Release


Elizabeth Farnsworth
Elizabeth Farnsworth
Patricio Lanfranco
Patricio Lanfranco

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