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Réalisateur JOSÉ LUIS RUGELES

Pays Colombia, Argentina, France

Film length : 92 min

Language(s) : Spanish with French subtitles

Genre : Fiction

ALIAS MARIA (2015)

 

French Preview

Synopsis

13-year-old María is a young guerrilla fighter. She has been tasked with protecting the commander’s newborn child. She herself is also pregnant and decides to keep her pregnancy secret to avoid being forced to have an abortion. Through her eyes, the film reveals the horrific reality of armed conflict in Colombia.


 

trailer

director : JOSÉ LUIS RUGELES

 

Following a short film in 2007 entitled El dragón de Comodo, in 2010, Jose Luis Rugeles Gracia directed his first feature, the comedy drama Garcia. Two years later, he moved from the big to the small screen, directing cop series El Laberinto.
In 2015, Jose Luis Rugeles Gracia gained international recognition for his film
Alias Maria, presented at the Cannes Film Festival that year in the "Un Certain Regard" category. The work reveals the absurdity of the armed conflicts that are rife in Colombia, through the film’s protagonist, María, a 13-year-old adolescent. The cast includes Karen Torres, Carlos Clavijo, Anderson Gomez and Carmenza González.



Technical data


Directed José Luis Rugeles
Screenplay Diego Vivanco
Photography Sergio Iván Castaño
Music Camilo Sanabria
Editing Delfina Castagnino
Cast Karen Torres, Erik Ruiz, Anderson Gómez, Carlos Clavijo
Production Rhayuela Cine, Sudestada Cine, Axxon Films
Source Sophie Dulac Distribution

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