Film: Jackal Of Nahueltoro
Jackal Of Nahueltoro (El Chacal de Nahueltoro) is a 1969 Chilean drama film directed by Miguel Littin. It is based on a real life event about Jorge del Carmen Valenzuela Torres, the "Jackal of Nahueltoro", an alcoholic peasant who killed a woman and her five children in 1960. He was sentenced to death and executed by firing squad three years later.
Jackal Of Nahueltoro contains examples of:
- The Atoner: Jorge.
- Dark and Troubled Past
- Downer Ending
- Mercy Kill: The Jackal says he killed the kids in order to spare them from suffering.
- My God, What Have I Done?: Jorge's immediate reaction after killing the woman.
- Redemption Equals Death