Andreas Pichler documents the life of his school day friend: Michael Nothdurfter, a prospective catholic priest from Bolzano, impressed by the Jesuits who got tortured and killed in the name of the truth in Latin America. In 1982 Michael, now a Jesuit missionary himself, went to Bolivia, where he 7 years later blew up a Kennedy monument and assaulted a casern of the Marines. ‘Comandante Miguel’ remains unforgotten as the kidnapper of the Bolivian Coca Cola Boss.

Germany/I 2007
Regie: Andreas Pichler
90 min, 35mm, Farbe, dt. OF
Publikumspreis Bozner Filmtage 2008

2008, Archive, Documentary, Documentary Film Competition

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