50 YEARS OF GUERRILLA WARFARE
English / Spanish
Pablo Alejandro , Yves Billon
Les Films du Village , Odysée , Citizen TV , Zarafa Films
A RARE VIEW OF THE COLOMBIAN GUERRILLA FROM INSIDE
The film is about a man who has had an exceptional destinity
: in Colombia from the furthermost bounds of the Andes of
Amazonia, Manuel Marulanda Velez is the most wanted man over
the whole South American continent. The Supreme Leader of the FARC
the most powerful Communist guerrilla warfare in the world
is also the oldest guerilla in the world. His biography can’t
be separated from the last fifty years of Colombian history
: a gory History which will remain engraved on people mind’s.
Archive films and today’s pictures are mixed with a commentary
which aims at telling us the contemporary History of Colombia
through the point of view of one of its main protagonist :
an illegal armed rebel fighting from the height of its mountains.
A human and historical story which reflects and expresses
the life of all the population.