Sightings

MOVIES Peru

Along a Murderous Mountain Path

You Only Live Once

Written and directed by Marianne Eyde

WITH ITS FOUNDER JAILED more than a year ago and many of its leaders captured, the Shining Path insurgency is badly crippled. But to Peruvian officials, Sendero Luminoso remains a frightening specter. Norwegian-born filmmaker Marianne Eyde discovered that after she completed a film about Sendero in September 1992. For a year, the national film board nervously weighed the $150,000 movie's "artistic merit," and Eyde voluntarily screened You Only Live Once (La Vida Es Una Sola) for Peru's top military officers so they could see...

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