The pearl button

The pearl button

DVD - 2016 | Spanish
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Documentary that masterfully explores the significance of water in Chile's vast history and culture, examining the indigenous tribes of the western Patagonian waterways and the tragic journey of Jemmy Button, who in 1830 was bought by the English navy for the price of a mother of pearl button.
Publisher: New York : Distributed by Kino Lorber, c2016
Branch Call Number: SPANISH DVD 333.911 P3162 2016
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,region 1,rda
DVD,NTSC,rda
digital,optical,surround,Dolby digital 5.1,rda
1 videodisc (81 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in

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empbee
Oct 26, 2016

Beautiful photography, gripping story of nature, water, Indigenous People and political victims of Chile. The documentary evokes the "what if" question.

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uncommonreader
Oct 24, 2016

Beautiful, harrowing, brilliant. The film links the genocide of the indigenous peoples of Patagonia and the disappeared of Pinochet's Chile. Patricio Guzman is a great film maker and human being.

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