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When Chile's Past Blurs with its Present

January 13, 2020

This article is adapted from AQ's special report on Latin America's armed forces.

It's as if Chilean director Patricio Guzmán knew what was going to happen in late 2019.

The images of uprising, fracture and hope for a better future in his latest film, La Cordillera de los Sueños (The Cordillera of Dreams), feel like a prelude to Chile’s recent outcry.

For every Chilean, the Andes mean something a little different. In this meditative...

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