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Universidad del Valle, link retrieved on June 14, 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.

The importance of the letters is that they show the turbulence of his soul. 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. Caicedl with his passion for literature, Ateavesado liked cinema and stage.

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Caicedo’s work has as its context the urban world and its social conflicts, especially those of young people. Recibiendo al nuevo amdres And he had to write in order to survive. Caicedo considered that his best work was “Maternity”, a story written in Link retrieved on June 14, Retrieved from ” https: Some of his personal letters to his mother, sisters and friends, were also published. 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 atravessado of his own mother and getting national recognition.


Despite his premature death, his works are considered to be some of the most original produced in Colombia. The works include in stories, playwrights for stage and cinema, and essays. He took 60 pills of secobarbital.


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

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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 ateavesado. He was not comfortable with life. Ojo al cine Colombian novelists Male novelists Colombian male writers Colombian male short story writers Colombian short story writers Colombian dramatists and playwrights births deaths Drug-related atrxvesado 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.

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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. Most of Caicedo’s works were published after his death, thanks to the commitment of some of his friends.

Link retraived on June 14, This page was last edited on 2 Decemberat 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, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He killed himself because he saw too much. Contrary to the school of magic realismthe work of Caicedo is grounded completely in social reality.


He wrote also some essays: Inhe wrote his first play, ” Las curiosas conciencias ” Curious Minds and his first story, ” Infection “. 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 was less the rocker that Colombians want and more of an intellectual.

He also began work on “Memories of a Cinema Lover”, a diary he intended to make into a novel. This name uses Spanish naming customs: From Berchmans he was expelled to go to Colegio San Luis atravesaroagain expelled and finally he could finish his high school in Colegio Camacho Perea in Editorial de la Facultad de Humanidades. He is the first enemy of Macondo. He had problems standing on his own two feet. 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.

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He had imbalances, life-induced anxiety. It is a very difficult and labyrinthine world and those over there do not give ansres, fearing competition. However, the dream of the Colombian writer was unsuccessful and Corman never had the works on his hands.