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Universidad del Valle, link retrieved on June 14, afravesado He killed himself because he saw too much. Some of his personal letters to his mother, sisters and friends, were also published. His friend Carlos Mayolo tried unsuccessfully to bring to cinema his screenplay “Angelita and Miguel Angel” in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

He was not comfortable with life. 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.

He was less the rocker that Colombians want and more of an intellectual. The works include in stories, playwrights for stage and cinema, and essays.

Andrés Caicedo – Wikipedia

Caicedo’s work has as its context the urban world and its social conflicts, especially those of young people. As with his passion for literature, Caicedo liked cinema and stage. 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 Most of Caicedo’s works caiceedo published after his death, thanks to the commitment of some of his friends. He wrote also some essays: He is the first enemy of Macondo.


However, the dream of the Arravesado 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, this time to Colegio Berchmans, an institution that would influence his works.

Andrés Caicedo

Editorial de la Facultad de Humanidades. And he had to write in order to survive. Contrary to the school of magic realismcaocedo work of Caicedo is grounded completely in social reality.

Ojo al cine The importance of the letters is that they show the turbulence of his soul.

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

Le also began work on “Memories of a Cinema Lover”, a diary he intended to make into a novel. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms aatravesado Use and Privacy Policy. 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. He had problems standing on his own two feet. Colombian novelists Male arravesado Colombian male writers Colombian male short story writers Colombian short story writers Colombian dramatists and playwrights births deaths Drug-related suicides in Colombia Barbiturates-related deaths Writers who committed suicide University of Valle people 20th-century novelists 20th-century dramatists and playwrights Male dramatists and playwrights Male suicides 20th-century short story writers 20th-century male writers.

It is a very difficult and labyrinthine world and those over there do not give support, fearing competition. Caicedo considered that his best work was “Maternity”, a story written in Link retrieved on June 14, Despite his premature death, his works are considered to be some of the most original produced in Colombia.


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, 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 had imbalances, life-induced anxiety.

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. Recibiendo al atrxvesado alumno This page was last edited on 2 Decemberat He took 60 pills of secobarbital. 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.

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

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