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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Tariq Ali
Raul Castro
Hugo Chavez
Directors
Oliver Stone
Screenwriters
Running Time
102 minutes

South Of The Border
Ollie Stone meets El Presidente!


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South Of The Border

Plot
Following on from his riveting chats with Fidel Castro and Yasser Arafat, Oliver Stone travels to five South American countries and interviews their presidents, trying to understand what he sees as the rise of a new kind of popular democratic socialism in the region.


Verdict
Stone’s film could have allowed political voices that are rarely present to get a fair, and critical hearing. Instead he near smooches them to death.


Reviewed by Adam Smith

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