Luis Sepúlveda





Luis Sepúlveda

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born
in Ovalle, Chile
October 04, 1949

gender
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Luis Sepúlveda is a Chilean writer, film director, journalist and political activist.

He studied theatre production at the National University. In 1969, Sepúlveda was given a five-year scholarship to continue his drama studies at the Moscow University, but it was withdrawn after five months on account of 'misconduct' (he attended a party with a Politburo Officer's Wife, which was considered high ofense).

Luis Sepúlveda was politically active first as a leader of the student movement and in the Salvador Allende administration in the department of cultural affairs where he was in charge of a series of cheap editions of classics for the general public. He also acted as a mediator between the government and Chilean companies.
After the Chilean cou
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“It was the purest love without purpose other than love itself. Without tenure or jealousy.”
Luis Sepúlveda, The Old Man Who Read Love Stories

“We've learnt to appreciate and respect and love someone who's different from us. It is very easy to accept and love those who are like us, but to love someone different is very hard, and you helped us to do that.”
Luis Sepúlveda, The Story of a Seagull and the Cat Who Taught Her to Fly

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