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USA: Kino Lorber
UK: Network Releasing
Cast: Alfredo Castro, Antonia Zegers, Amparo Noguera, Marcelo Alonso, Ernesto Malbran, Jaime Vadell, Steve Nave, Aldo Parodi, Marcial Tagle
Director: Pablo Larrain
Language: Spanish (English subtitles)
USA & UK: 98 mins
USA Rated: Unrated
UK Certificate: 15 contains strong grisly images, sex and sex references
USA Release Date: 11 April 2012 (Limited Release)
UK Release Date: 9 September 2011 (Limited Release)
Santiago, Chile - September 1973.
Mario Cornejo (Alfredo Castro) works at a morgue, typing out reports on autopsies performed by the coroners. Leading up to the military coup where Salvador Allende dies, he gets involved in a love affair with a dancer from the cabaret Bim Bam Bum.
Set in one of Chile's darkest and bloodiest periods, POST MORTEM weaves together three cinematographic, aesthetic and ethical strands - the testimonial, the historical and the fictional - seeking its poetic rhythm in the confusion, absurdity and aftermath of a journey with no purpose.