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Documentary

Definition
Non-fictional work, which generally deals with factual events or attempts to inform the spectator about a reality.

Documentaire

Définition
Film qui présente généralement des événements factuels ou souhaitant informer les spectateurs d’une certaine réalité.

Documental

Definición
Trabajo no ficticio en general, expone eventos reales o intenta informar al espectador sobre alguna situación verídica.