15 June 2022
The Battle of Chile-Part 2: The Coup d’État, is an 88-min. Chilean and French documentary film in Spanish with English subtitles, produced in 1976, and directed by Patricio Guzmán. The film takes place during the Chilean coup d’état in 1973, opening with the attempted military coup of June, put down by troops loyal to the government. The film’s dramatic concluding sequence documents the coup d’état, including Allende’s last radio messages to the people of Chile, footage of the military assault on the presidential palace, and that evening’s televised presentation of the new military junta. A.M. Qattan Foundation.
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