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Violeta Went to Heaven (Violeta se fue a los cielos)

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Genre:Drama
Release Date:March 29, 2013
Running time:110 minutes
Cast:Francisca Gavilán, Luis Machín, Patricio Ossa, Thomas Durand, Luis Machín
Director:Andrés Wood
Writer:Eliseo Altunaga, Rodrigo Bazaes, Guillermo Calderón
Distributor:Kino Lorber Films

Description: Like a Chilean Edith Piaf or Bob Dylan, Violeta Parra was a folk singer and pop culture icon whose songs, like "Gracias a la Vida," expressed the soul of her nation and protested social injustice. The film tells Parra's story, tracing her evolution from impoverished child to international sensation to Chile's national hero, while capturing the intensity of her inner contradictions, and passions.

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