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It's 1948 and the Cold War has reached Chile. In congress, Senator Pablo Neruda accuses the government of betraying the Communist Party and is swiftly impeached by President González Videla. Police Prefect Oscar Peluchonneau is assigned to arrest the poet. Neruda tries to flee the country with his wife, the painter Delia del Carril, but they are forced into hiding. Inspired by the dramatic events of his new life as a fugitive, Neruda writes his epic collection of poems, "Canto General". Meanwhile, in Europe, the legend of the poet hounded by the policeman grows, and artists led by Pablo Picasso clamor for Neruda's freedom.
Director: Pablo Larraín
Starring: Luis Gnecco, Alfredo Castro, Mercedes Moran, Michael Silva, Gael Garcia Bernal
Writer: Guillermo Calderon
Advisory: sexualised nudity, strong language
Release Date: 16/12/2016