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The Southern Cross 1992

  • January 1, 1992
  • 80 mins
  • Patricio Guzmán
  • Spanish; Castilian

Taking as a guiding theme of religion in Latin America, the film shows the pre-Columbian myths, the arrival of the white man, later syncretism and liberation theology. The main theme is the "popular religion". In Latin America this forms a kind of religious sacred territory where millions of Indians seeking refuge. This is repeated in Brazil, where African religions are another impenetrable territory, which also functions as a stronghold, a refuge.


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