Every month, the Netflix streaming platform seeks to renew itself and with it, brings new titles for kids and adults with different tastes in Seventh Art; You can find everything from fiction and suspense tapes and series to comedy and psychological horror.
On this occasion we have selected a new film production located within the ideal “N” platform to enjoy this third week of the first month of 2023; It is a multiple award winning film.
What is “Neruda” about?
The film is called “Neruda” and is a co-production of Argentina, Chile, Spain and France, directed by Pablo Larrain and written by Guillermo Calderón, which premiered in Chile on August 11, 2016.
The film is based on the political persecution that poet and communist senator Pablo Neruda experienced during the government of Gabriel González Videla; It premiered at the “Directors’ Fortnight” at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
The story begins when Pablo Neruda and his wife have to flee Chile in 1948 because the president has issued an arrest warrant against them, for which Inspector Oscar Peluchoneau prepares to execute it; During his escape he begins to write “Canto General” as a sign of his search for freedom and justice.
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This production, which is part of the “Trends” segment, included lead performances by Luis Gnecco, Gael García Bernal and Mercedes Moran; It was submitted to Chile as a candidate for the category “Best Foreign Language Film” at the Oscars, but was not selected.
In addition, he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film, the Platinum Award for Best Male Debut, and the Phoenix Award for Best Male Debut.
His most notable works include:
- Unsuccessful Geography Buenos Aires, Editorial Losada, 1972.
- Different Roses. Editions du Dragon, Paris, 1972 with engraving by Enrique Zanartu.
- Encouragement for Nixonicide and praise of the Chilean Revolution. Santiago, Quimantú National Publishing Company, Santiago, 1973.
- The Geography of Pablo Neruda. Editorial Ayma, Barcelona, 1973. Autograph gloss by Neruda, photographs by Sarah Facio and Alicia D’Amico.
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