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Author: Marianne TelekiHéctor SalgadoJennifer Maytorena TaylorShirley ThompsonTunnel Productions (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [Harriman, N.Y.] : New Day Films, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Standard formatView all editions and formats
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"At 16, Héctor Salgado was arrested and tortured by Pinochet's forces. By 19, Héctor was without a country, living in exile in the U.S., the very place whose devastating foreign policies in Chile caused the death and torture of 1,000s of Chileans. This documentary follows Héctor as he returns to Chile almost 30 years later, camera in hand, to confront the perpetrators and his former captors looking for answers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Marianne Teleki; Héctor Salgado; Jennifer Maytorena Taylor; Shirley Thompson; Tunnel Productions (Firm); Katahdin Foundation.; Latino Public Broadcasting (Firm)
ISBN: 157448205X 9781574482058
OCLC Number: 173609782
Notes: Includes a 73 min. version in Spanish (with English subtitles) and English; a 73 min. version in Spanish and English (with Spanish subtitles); a 56 min. version in Spanish (w/English subtitles) and English, with English closed-captioning throughout.
"Produced in association with Latino Public Broadcasting & the Katahdin Foundation"--Container.
Special feature: original theatrical trailer (3 min.).
Credits: Original music by Manuel Merino & Héctor Salgado.
Description: 1 videodisc (73 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; stereo.
Other Titles: Circunstancias especiales
SpecialCircumstances
CircunstanciasEspeciales
Responsibility: Tunnel Productions presents ; in association with the Katahdin Foundation ; a film by Marianne Teleki & Héctor Salgado ; directed & produced by Marianne Teleki ; co-directed & co-produced by Jennifer Maytorena Taylor ; written & edited by Shirley Thompson.
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"At 16, Héctor Salgado was arrested and tortured by Pinochet's forces. By 19, Héctor was without a country, living in exile in the U.S., the very place whose devastating foreign policies in Chile caused the death and torture of 1,000s of Chileans. This documentary follows Héctor as he returns to Chile almost 30 years later, camera in hand, to confront the perpetrators and his former captors looking for answers and justice. In the process Special circumstances takes an unflinching look at U.S. foreign policy in Latin America in the '70s and the legacy of Pinochet with which Chile struggles today"--Container.

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(EMRO user published 2008-11-12 ) Very Good Permalink
Special Circumstances is an inspiring cathartic journey that puts Hector Salgado face-to-face with the men who tortured him and forced him into exile some 30 years before when he was only 16.

Much has been written about the Pinochet regime, but this documentary puts a human face on the initial...
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