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Director  Mario Sabato
Cinematography  Leonardo Rodriguez Solis
Country  Argentina
6.8/10 IMDb

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Genres  Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Language  Spanish
The Power of Darkness (1979 film) movie poster
Release date  June 14, 1979
Based on  On Heroes and Tombs  by Ernesto Sabato
Writer  Ernesto Sabato (story), Mario Sabato
Cast  Sergio Renán (Fernando Olmos), Franklin Caicedo (Juan), Carlos Antón, Cristina Banegas, Aldo Barbero, Leonor Benedetto
Similar movies  Sergio Renan appears in The Power of Darkness and directed The Truce

The Power of Darkness or El Poder de las tinieblas is a 1979 Argentine mystery-horror thriller film directed by Mario Sábato and starring Sergio Renán. It is based on the chapter named Informe sobre ciegos ("Report on the Blind"), from the novel On Heroes and Tombs, written by the father of the director, Ernesto Sábato. It was nominated for Best Film at the International Fantasy Film Award Fantasporto in 1982.

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The film can be read as a clear metaphor for the State terrorism and violence produced by the dictatorship that ruled Argentina at that time, the self-titled National Reorganization Process (1976–1983).

Synopsis

A man (Renán) has discovered a global conspiracy made by blind people, but can not prove or convince others. So he decides to write a report for the record, in case something happens . The film takes place in dark places, during the night, such as subways and basements.

Cast

  • Sergio Renán
  • Osvaldo Terranova
  • Carlos Antón
  • Christina Banegas
  • Aldo Barbero
  • Leonor Benedetto
  • Rodolfo Brindisi
  • Franklin Caicedo
  • Jorge De La Riestra
  • Graciela Dufau
  • Enrique Fava
  • Valentina Fernández De Rosa
  • Augusto Larreta
  • Carlos Moreno
  • Nelly Prono
  • References

    The Power of Darkness (1979 film) Wikipedia
    The Power of Darkness (1979 film) IMDb The Power of Darkness (1979 film) themoviedb.org


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