About the film
based on novel or book
Tierra del fuego
Release Date: May 19, 2000
|Production Companies||:||Castelao Productions|
|Producers||:||Andrés Waissbluth, Cristina Littin, Cristina Littin|
|Writers||:||Luis Sepúlveda, Francisco Coloane, Julius Popper|
The film is based on the novel (of the same name) by the Chilean writer Francisco Coloane, and on the chronicles of the Romanian engineer Julius Popper, a nationalized Argentine and one of the principle actors in the genocide of the Selk'nam, one of the indigenous peoples who inhabited the Tierra del Fuego Archipelago.