Cruelty of Pinochet dictatorship reaches the Oscars with “Beast”

Baku, March 17, AZERTAC

One of the most gruesome episodes of the Chilean military dictatorship has a woman’s name: Ingrid Olderöck, the head of intelligence who tortured dissidents using prison dogs, and whose story has been led by director Hugo Covarrubias to the big screen in the short film “Bestia”.

A production that this year opts for the Oscar for best animated short and has already received the respect and admiration of filmmakers such as Guillermo del Toro or Steven Spielberg.



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