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Title The devil's miner [videorecording] / Urban Landscape Productions in association with Provobis Film & Polar Star Films ; directed and produced by Kief Davidson and Richard Ladkani.

Imprint [New York, NY : First Run/Icarus Films [distributor], 2005.

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Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (82 min.) : col., sd. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally produced as a documentary film in 2005.
Credits Cinematographer, Richard Ladkani ; editor, Kief Davidson ; music, Leonardo Heiblum, Andres Solis.
Performer Basilio Vargas, Bernardino Vargas.
Summary The story of 14 year-old Basilio Vargas and his 12 year-old brother Bernardino as they work in the sixteenth century Bolivian silver mines of Cerro Rico (Potosí). Abandoning their Catholic beliefs, Cerro Rico miners believe that Satan, as represented by hundreds of statues constructed in the mines, determines whether they live or die there.
System Details DVD.
Language In Spanish with English subtitles.
Subject Vargas, Basilio.
Vargas, Bernardino.
Child labor -- Bolivia -- Potosi.
Silver miners -- Bolivia -- Potosí -- Social conditions.
Silver mines and mining -- Bolivia -- Potosí.
Indians of South America -- Employment -- Bolivia.
Indians of South America -- Bolivia -- Economic conditions.
Potosí (Bolivia) -- Social conditions.
Added Author Vargas, Basilio.
Vargas, Bernardino.
Davidson, Kief.
Ladkani, Richard.
Urban Landscapes Productions
First Run/Icarus Films.

 
    
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