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Our Lady of the Assassins (La virgen de los sicarios)

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Juan David Restrepo Juan David Restrepo
Wilmar
Manuel Busquets Manuel Busquets
Alfonso
Wilmar Agudelo Wilmar Agudelo
Child Sniffing Glue
Juan Carlos Álvarez Juan Carlos Álvarez
4x4 Thief
Jairo Alzate Jairo Alzate
Taxi Driver Santa Domingo
Zulma Arango Zulma Arango
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Written by
Fernando Vallejo Fernando Vallejo
novel La virgen de los sicarios


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Description: Our Lady of the Assassins is Barbet Schroeder's (Reversal of Fortune) first non-American film in 16 years. It is based on a 1944 novel by Fernando Vallejo and was filmed in Medellin. The scariest part of this stunning cautionary tale is the casual way in which the civilized writer quickly gets used to the violence on the streets all around him. He comes to accept Alexis's kill-or-be-killed philosophy. In one of the most macabre moments of the film, Fernando learns that some of the gang assassins ask St. Jude to bless the bullets that are used to cut down their enemies. It's an oddly fitting metaphor for a place where the gun ... (more)
Release date: 8 September 2000
UPC: 097363397946
Tags: Colombia (2), Disturbing (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Age Difference (1), Slums (1), Sort (1), Book-To-Film (1), SnP (1), Gay Aspect (1), Religious Theme (1), Death (1), Violence (1), Murder (1), 2000 (1), Independent Film (1), Gangs (1)
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