Sergio Vodanovic (19262001) was a lawyer, journalist, dramatist and television writer from Chile of Croatian ancestry. His works were critical of corruption and social structures.
Born in Chile. His first works were light comedies acted by commercial theater companies. In 1959, Vodanovic, began to write for the university theaters, leading to a change in style. He adopted a neorealistic style, critically representing diverse aspects of the socio-political reality of his country through drama and comedy. His first such was the social drama Deja que los perros ladren, which analyzed from a social and psychological point of view the phenomenon of corruption in the Chilean middle-class. Vina, subtitled Tres comedias en traje de bano ("Three comedies in a bathing suit"), satirically portrayed the upper class's relationship with other classes of society.
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