ALTIPLANO (2009)

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  • ALTIPLANO Original

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Drama. Traumatised former war photographer Grace travels on a journey to the village of Turubamba, in the high Andes of Peru, where her eye surgeon husband Max has been killed. Affected by a mercury spill from a nearby mine, which is foreign-owned, angry villagers turned on the foreign doctors present, and Max was killed. Grace arrives whilst protests against violations to the people and land of the area are occuring.

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