The Devil's Miner Poster

The Devil's Miner

Release Date: March 17th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 25 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmakers Kief Davidson and Richard Ladkani profile Basilio, a 14-year-old Bolivian who supports his family by working in a silver mine. Like his fellow workers, the boy looks to Satan for protection from the daily hazards he encounters in the bowels of the Earth.

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Genres: Documentary

Distributor: First Run

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  • While political and social context is kept to a minimum, the darkly poetic images they capture speak volumes about what the miners go through. show more

  • Basilio narrates his tale with such wit and wisdom that one comes away from the film wondering how much youthful potential is slowly being choked to death deep within the bowels of the earth. show more

  • Guaranteed to leave you outraged at the way children - and, for that matter, adults - are exploited by mining companies. show more

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