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The Power of Darkness (1979)

El poder de las tinieblas (original title)
A man becomes convinced that he is being persecuted by a conspiracy of blind people.

Director:

Mario Sábato

Writers:

Ernesto Sábato (story), Mario Sábato
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Credited cast:
Carlos Antón Carlos Antón
Cristina Banegas
Aldo Barbero Aldo Barbero
Leonor Benedetto
Rodolfo Brindisi Rodolfo Brindisi
Franklin Caicedo Franklin Caicedo
Jorge D'Elía ... Pasajero subterráneo
Jorge De La Riestra Jorge De La Riestra
Graciela Dufau
Enrique Fava Enrique Fava
Valentina Fernández de Rosa Valentina Fernández de Rosa
Augusto Larreta Augusto Larreta
Carlos Moreno
Nelly Prono
Sergio Renán
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A man becomes convinced that he is being persecuted by a conspiracy of blind people.

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the road to craziness
20 August 2001 | by bemerkungenSee all my reviews

"El poder de las tinieblas" (Power of Darkness) is a film based upon a famous novel by argentinian writer Ernesto Sábato INFORME SOBRE CIEGOS. Its plot is simple and powerful: a person begins to believe that every blind man he sees is persecuting him. This fear is gradually growing to reach unexpectable points. The plot is ok, but actors are not playing good enough and, therefore, the film is not so good as the book. Anyway, I think it is a good defy to comprehend some of the not always successful relationships between literature and cinema.


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Country:

Argentina

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

14 June 1979 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

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