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Andrés Caicedo – Wikipedia

Universidad del Valle, link retrieved on June 14, Recibiendo al nuevo alumno From Berchmans he was expelled to go to Colegio San Luis inagain expelled caciedo finally he could finish his high school in Colegio Camacho Perea in The importance of the letters is that they show the turbulence of his soul. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

His friend Carlos Mayolo tried unsuccessfully to bring to cinema his screenplay “Angelita and Miguel Angel” in Caicedo had mentioned that to live past the age of 25 was madness [9] and he was loyal to what he said then on March 4, He killed himself because he saw too much.

Some sources say that he used to say that to live more than 25 years was a shame and it is seen as the main reason of his suicide on March 4, when he was that age.

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He had problems standing on his own two feet. Editorial de la Facultad de Humanidades. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Caicedo considered that his best work was “Maternity”, a story written in He knew enough English and had the dream to meet the legendary Roger Corman in order to sell to him four of his play scripts that his sister had translated into English.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Some of his personal letters to his mother, sisters and friends, were also published. Link retrieved on June 14, However, the dream of the Colombian writer was unsuccessful and Corman never had the works on his hands.

He had imbalances, life-induced anxiety. This name uses Spanish naming customs: Despite his premature death, his works are considered to be some of the most original produced in Colombia. Link retraived on Atravesaro 14, He also began work on “Memories of a Cinema Lover”, a diary he intended to make into a novel. He took 60 pills of secobarbital.

Views Read Edit View history. Inhe wrote his first play, ” Las curiosas conciencias ” Curious Minds and his first story, ” Infection “. He is the first enemy of Macondo.

Andrés Caicedo

The Cinema Club attracted many students, intellectuals and critics who used to watch the movies and meet afterwards to discuss and analyze the films with Caicedo. He was not comfortable with life. Ojo al cine Caicedo’s work has as its context the urban world and its social conflicts, especially those of young people. He abandoned the university in to join the Cali Theatre Company Teatro Experimental de Cali as an actor, and there he met the famous Colombian director Enrique Buenaventura.


He returned to the USA, but this time to participate in the International Exposition of Cinema and a year later the publishing house ” Pirata de Calidad ” published his story ” El Atravesado ” with the economical support of his own mother and getting national recognition.

Andres Caicedo – El Atravesado (1a Edicion).pdf

And he had to write in order to survive. Contrary to the school of magic realismthe work of Caicedo is grounded completely in social reality. It was also the year of ” Ojo al cine ” Attention to the Cinemaa magazine specialized in cinema, made by himself and that became the most important publication on that subject in Caicsdo.