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Original Theatrical Poster
||Lawrence Bender Productions|
Organizacion Santo Domingo
20th Century Fox
||José Maria Yazpik
||Ana Paulina Caceres
||Daniel Gimenez Cacho
Innocent Voices (Voces inocentes) is a 2004 Mexican war drama. It depicts the tragedy of the children during the Salvadoran Civil War. Eleven years old boy Chava is the narrator of the story.
The following weapons were used in the film Innocent Voices:
M1911 Style Pistol
Chava's uncle Beto (José Maria Yazpik), a guerrilla fighter, holds an M1911-style pistol in one scene. M1911 style pistols are used by the officers of the government troops.
For comparison: World War II Colt M1911A1 - .45 ACP
In the scene when the schoolboys are recruited to army, the officer of the government troops carries an M1911-style pistol with pearl grips in holster.
The grip and the trigger guard that is more angular than on original M1911 pistols are seen.
A general view of the pistol.
A Sergeant of the government troops fires his pistol at a loudspeaker on the church building that transmits a forbidden song.
The wooden grips of the pistol in holster of an NCO.
An officer executes boys, captured in the guerrilla camp.
The officer is gunned down and drops his pistol.
What appear to be some revolver is very briefly seen in hands of a guerrilla fighter.
Guerrillas use pump action shotguns. These guns are seen very briefly and unclear.
A pump action shotgun is very briefly seen in hands of a guerrilla fighter during the night shootout.
A guerrilla fighter holds a shotgun with extended magazine tube during the attack on the village. Other guerrillas are armed with M16 and AK.
A guerrilla fighter at the left fires a shotgun.
During the attack of the guerrillas on the village, one fighter fires an unidentified rifle from the bell tower.
A fighter with a rifle on the bell tower.
He fires at government soldiers.
Most Soldiers of the Salvadoran Army are armed with M16/SP1 assault rifles with 20- and 30-round magazines. Guerrillas also use M16s.
M16 (or Colt AR-15 SP1) with an A1 "birdcage" flash hider, used to resemble the M16A1. This version has a 20 round magazine - 5.56x45mm
In the opening scene one of the soldiers, escorting arrested boys, holds an M16/SP1.
Soldiers, patrolling the village, carry M16/SP1 assault rifles.
A good view of the handguard and front sight of the M16 in the scene when the schoolboys are recruited to army.
A good view of the M16/SP1 with 20-round magazine in the same scene.
A closed-up of the M16/SP1 in hands of a child soldier.
A child soldier fires his M16 in air to impress former classmates.
A child soldier with an M16/SP1 during the battle with guerrillas.
Some soldiers and guerrilla fighters are armed with M16A2 assault rifles.
In the opening scene one of the soldiers, escorting arrested boys, holds an M16A2.
A soldier at the left holds an M16A2.
A guerrilla fighter holds an M16. The A2 handguard is seen.
A soldier at the background holds an M16A2 during the execution of the boys, captured in the guerrilla camp.
AR-18 assault rifles are also seen in hands of several soldiers.
ArmaLite AR-18 – 5.56x45mm
A soldier at the background holds an AR-18. Note the folding buttstock and the shape of the magazine well.
A soldier at the left holds an AR-18.
Raton (Hector Jimenez) carries an AKM assault rifle.
Raton holds the AKM. The slant muzzle compensator can be seen.
A general view of Raton's AK.
Norinco Type 56
Some guerrilla fighters are armed with Norinco Type 56 assault rifles. During the shootout between guerrillas and soldiers, Chava picks up a Type 56 gun.
Norinco Type 56, milled receiver model without bayonet - 7.62x39mm
A killed guerrilla figher holds an AK.
A close view of the receiver.
Chava aims at a child soldier... but recognizes his former classmate and can't shoot. The hooded front sight of the Type 56 is seen.
Some other guerrilla fighters are armed with AKs that are seen only in distance so it's impossible to identify the exact model.
A guerrilla fighter holds an AK during the attack on the village.
A guerrilla fighter at the right fires an AK.
A guerrilla fighter fires an AK (AK-47 or Type 56) during the night attack of the government troops. The image is mirrored.
A water-cooled machine gun that seems to be a variant of Vickers Mk.1 Machine Gun is mounted on the turret of the government armored car. The machine gun lacks a barrel inside the water jacket, and the shooting is imitated.
Vickers Mk1 Machine Gun - .303 British
The machine gun on the turret of the armored car. Note the wide opening of the water jacket and the lack of the barrel itself.
The flame is seen inside the water jacket.
A soldier fires at the guerrilla sniper of the bell tower. Note the lack of the cartridge belt.
Guerrilla fighters use hand grenades during the attack on the village. The grenades are seen only in distance.
A fighter throws a grenade.
The grenade is seen in midair.
The government troops use an armored car against the guerrillas. Its main gun seems to be a mockup.
The armored car moves on the village street.
The main gun seem to be a mockup.
The armored car in the village after the battle.
The gun crates in the guerrilla camp are marked "M16/HBAR. Cal .223".