Isidro Velázquez, la leyenda del último sapucay

Documentary 2010 78 min

Documentary that tells the story of Isidro Velásquez, a fellow countryman who worked in the fields of the Chaco during the 1960s. One day, he began to have problems with the police forces who began to chase him. Then, Isidro became a gaucho who fought with blood and fire, between loyalties and betrayals, to reach his freedom. Based on a deep investigation and direct testimonies, this story follows the traces of that gaucho who rebelled against the authorities of his time. It also analyzes him from the present, where his figure continues to arouse controversy: he is hated by a part of society and loved by the humblest who claim him as a Popular Saint.

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Documentary that tells the story of Isidro Velásquez, a fellow countryman who worked in the fields of the Chaco during the 1960s. One day, he began to have problems with the police forces who began to chase him. Then, Isidro became a gaucho who fought with blood and fire, between loyalties and betrayals, to reach his freedom. Based on a deep investigation and direct testimonies, this story follows the traces of that gaucho who rebelled against the authorities of his time. It also analyzes him from the present, where his figure continues to arouse controversy: he is hated by a part of society and loved by the humblest who claim him as a Popular Saint.
Documental que narra la historia de Isidro Velásquez, un paisano que trabajó en los campos del Chaco durante los años 60. Cierto día, comenzó a tener problemas con las fuerzas policiales que comenzaron a perseguirlo. Entonces, Isidro se convirtió en un gaucho que luchó a sangre y fuego, entre lealtades y traiciones, para alcanzar su libertad. Basado en una profunda investigación y testimonios directos, este relato sigue las huellas de aquel gaucho rebelado a las autoridades de su época. También lo analiza desde el presente, donde su figura sigue despertando polémicas: es odiado por una parte de la sociedad y amado por los más humildes que lo reivindican como un Santo Popular.
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Title:

Isidro Velázquez, la leyenda del último sapucay

Director:

Camilo José Gómez Montero

Cast:

Documental

Duration:

78 minutes

Year:

2010

Country:

Argentina