DER Documentary

Zerda's Children (Los hijos de Zerda)

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by Jorge Prelorán
color, 60 min, 1978


The life of a family of woodcutters in a Calden tree thicket in the geographical center of Argentina.  They chop down trees to open land for fields and grazing, but live completely isolated from civilization.  Introduced by Henry Fonda.

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