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El General

  • Aired: 08/04/2014
  • 01:21:12
  • Expires: 09/02/2014
  • Rating: TV-PG
Filmmaker Natalia Almada brings to life audio recordings she inherited about her great-grandfather, General Plutarco Elías Calles, a revolutionary general who became president of Mexico in 1924 but is remembered today as a dictator who was exiled in 1936. The film moves between memories of a woman grappling with history’s portrait of her father and the weight of his legacy on the country today.
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