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In the Atacama Desert, earthly and celestial quests meld. Archaeologists dig for ancient civilizations, women search for their loved ones and astronomers scan the skies for new galaxies.

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A woman who continues to search for the bodies of those who were "disappeared" during Pinochet's regime remembers learning of her brother's fate after part of his remains were discovered.

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An architect who was imprisoned at a concentration camp during Augusto Pinochet's regime in Chile explains how he was able to memorize and document the camp, without getting caught.

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A man remembers the astronomy club he was a part of while he was imprisoned in a concentration camp under Augusto Pinochet's regime in Chile.

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Nostalgia for the Light (90 min.)

Premiere Date: October 25, 2012

Streaming Dates: Expired

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Filmmaker: Patricio Guzmán Bio | Interview

Press: Press Release | Fact Sheet | Critical Acclaim | 2013 Emmy Nomination Press Release

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