The Penal Colony (film)

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The Penal Colony
Directed by Raúl Ruiz
Produced by Darío Pulgar
Written by Raúl Ruiz
Franz Kafka
Starring Luis Alarcón
Cinematography Héctor Ríos
Edited by Carlos Piaggio
Release date
  • 1970 (1970)
Running time
75 minutes
Country Chile
Language Spanish

The Penal Colony (Spanish: La colonia penal) is a 1970 Chilean drama film directed by Raúl Ruiz.[1][2] It is based on Franz Kafka's short story, In the Penal Colony.



  1. ^ "Le Cinéma de Raoul Ruiz: La colonia penal". Retrieved 2009-10-25. 
  2. ^ "NY Times: La colonia penal". NY Retrieved 25 October 2009. 

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