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Inhe wrote his first play, ” Las curiosas conciencias ” Curious Minds and his first story, ” Infection “.

His friend Carlos Mayolo tried unsuccessfully to bring to cinema his screenplay “Angelita and Miguel Angel” in Caicedo considered that his best work was “Maternity”, a story written in Most of Caicedo’s works were published after his death, thanks to the commitment of some of his friends.

Despite his premature death, his works are considered to be some of the most original produced in Colombia. He also began work on “Memories of a Cinema Lover”, a diary he intended to make into a novel.

Andrés Caicedo

Contrary to the school of magic realismthe work of Caicedo is grounded completely in social reality. Some of caiceod personal letters to his mother, sisters and friends, were also published. Caicedo’s work has as its context the urban world and its social conflicts, especially those of young people.

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. It was also the year of ” Ojo al cine ” Attention to the Cinemaa magazine specialized in anres, made by himself and that became the most important publication on that subject in Colombia. This name uses Spanish naming customs: Ojo al cine Recibiendo al nuevo alumno As with his passion for literature, Caicedo taravesado cinema and stage.


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 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. From Berchmans he was expelled to go to Colegio San Luis inagain expelled and finally he could finish his high school in Colegio Camacho Perea in Views Read Edit View history.

Andrés Caicedo – Wikipedia

The works include in stories, playwrights for stage and cinema, and essays. However, the dream of the Colombian writer was unsuccessful and Corman never had the works on his hands. However, his academic and discipline was rather the same, a reason to be transferred again to Cali, atrxvesado time to Colegio Berchmans, an institution that would influence his works. The importance of the letters is that they show the turbulence of his soul.

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

Link retraived on June 14, Link retrieved on June 14, 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 was less the rocker that Colombians want and more of an intellectual. Andred had imbalances, life-induced anxiety. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The Cinema Club attracted many students, intellectuals and critics who used to watch the afravesado and meet afterwards to discuss and analyze the films with Caicedo. Universidad del Valle, link retrieved on June 14, He took 60 pills of secobarbital. He had problems standing on his own two feet. Editorial de la Facultad de Humanidades. He returned to the USA, but this time to participate in the International Caicwdo of Cinema and a year later the publishing house ” Pirata de Calidad ” published his story ” Caiceso Atravesado ” with the economical support of his own mother and getting national recognition.

Adres he had to write in order to survive. It is a very difficult and labyrinthine world and those over there do not give support, fearing competition.