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However, the dream of the Colombian writer was unsuccessful and Corman never had the works on his hands.

Andrés Caicedo

He took 60 pills of secobarbital. Caicedo considered that his best work was “Maternity”, a story written in By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Views Read Edit View history. Editorial de la Facultad de Humanidades. Link retraived on June 14, Ojo al cine He returned to the USA, atravessado 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.

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 Inhe wrote his first play, ” Las curiosas conciencias ” Curious Minds and his first story, ” Infection “. Recibiendo al nuevo alumno 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 atrzvesado a very difficult and labyrinthine world and those over there do not give support, fearing competition. This name uses Spanish naming customs: He had imbalances, life-induced anxiety. The Cinema Club attracted many students, atravesad and critics who used to watch the movies and meet afterwards to discuss and analyze the films with Caicedo.

Contrary to the school of magic realismthe work of Caicedo is grounded completely in social reality. He was not comfortable with life. Some of his personal letters to his mother, sisters and friends, were also published.

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He wrote also some essays: Link retrieved on June 14, He also began work on “Memories of a Cinema Lover”, a diary he intended to make into a atrvaesado. He had problems standing on his own two feet. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved from ” https: He is the first enemy of Macondo.

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

Universidad del Valle, link retrieved on June 14, He was less the rocker that Caiceco want and more of an intellectual. The importance of the letters is that they show the turbulence of his soul.

From Wikipedia, the atrvesado encyclopedia. Despite his premature death, his works are considered to be some of the most original produced in Colombia.

He killed himself because he saw too much.

As with his passion for literature, Caicedo liked cinema and stage. 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. Caicedo’s work has as its context the urban world and its social conflicts, especially those of young people. Colombian novelists Male novelists 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.


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. His friend Carlos Mayolo tried unsuccessfully to bring to cinema his screenplay “Angelita and Miguel Angel” in 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 Colombia.

Julián (Bogotá, Colombia)’s review of El atravesado

And he had to write in order to survive. This page was last edited on 2 Decemberat Most of Caicedo’s works were published after his death, thanks to the commitment of some of his friends.

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.

Caicedo had mentioned that to live atraveeado the age of 25 was madness [9] and he was loyal to what he said then on March 4, The works include in stories, playwrights for stage and cinema, and essays.