Deutsche Version

Chircales

English title: The Brickmakers
German title: Ziegelarbeiter
Director: Marta Rodríguez    → show biography   
Director: Jorge Silva    → show biography   
Country: Colombia
Year: 1971
Synopsis: CHIRCALES portrays the Castañeda family who live on the edge of Bogotá. They make bricks from mud for a pittance but then are laid off. Observing in documentary fashion and featuring an off-camera commentary, the film analyzes the relationship between workers deprived of rights and poverty.
Language: Spanish

Technical Attributes

Format: 16mm
Rental status: to rent
Version: original language version
Dialogue list language: German
Running time (minutes): 42
Color: b&w
Sound: Optical track
Aspect ratio: 1:1,37
Frames per second: 24
Length in metres: 458
Weight: 2.1
Number of reels: 1