Winner of Best Fiction Film at the 5th Annual Cinema Tropical Awards
Dir. Manolo Nieto. Uruguay/Argentina. 2013. 129 mins. With Sebastian Blanquer, Rosana Cabrera, Maria Pia D’Andrea, Felipe Dieste. In Spanish with English subtitles. A university student involved in militant leftist activism is faced with difficult decisions when his father suddenly dies, leaving him in charge of their troubled ranch and forcing him to take on the role of a middle class bourgeois. Set in 2002 –the year of a major financial crisis in the small South American nation–The Militant is “a cinematic essay on the grasp and the limits of activism” (Howard Feinstein, Screen Daily).
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