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HBO, BBC to air 'Pinochet in Suburbia'

March 23, 2006 at 10:00 PM   |   Comments

LOS ANGELES, March 23 (UPI) -- HBO and Tiger Aspect are teaming up to produce an original film about former Chilean dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet, it was reported Thursday.

"Pinochet in Suburbia" will air on BBC2 this month and on the U.S. premium cable channel later this year, The Hollywood Reporter said.

Derek Jacobi and Anna Massey star in the movie about Pinochet's 1998 house arrest in England and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's campaign for his release.

"Pinochet" was written and directed by Richard Curson Smith.

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