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Both works focus on the historic referendum that removed the Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet from power. The victory of the campaign is a tremendous event, a turning point in the self-awareness of Chilean society as a whole. And yet, the filmmakers condemn this very campaign, which the play celebrates as the rebirth of democracy in Chile, as being such in name only. They propose to view the campaign as an empty shell of democracy that has been perpetuated ever since. These cases show that we can study adaptations to identify complex and divisive issues that define contemporary societies.
In , under international pressure Pinochet agreed to a referendum [End Page ] in order to legitimatize his regime. Confident of their victory, regime officials afforded the opposition fifteen minutes of airtime each day for the month preceding the referendum to create the semblance of a democratic campaign. In , Chile returned to democracy. Pinochet was sworn senator-for-life, which status granted him immunity from prosecution.
However, ten years after the referendum Pinochet was arrested in London and held for a year and half. He was released on the grounds of ill health. He returned to Chile, but after an inadvertently self-confident television appearance in , Pinochet was declared fit for trial and put under house arrest.
Pinochet died in , before being tried, at the age of ninety-one. More than charges remained on his case, including human rights abuses; embezzlement of more than 27 million dollars in foreign bank accounts; tax evasion and fraud; the manufacture of cocaine in a military chemical plant and its subsequent sale to Europe and the United States; and illegal arms sales Childress From Play to Film collapse You are not currently authenticated.
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