29 March 2006

Film news from Colombia

From today's Bogocine e-newsletter (English version of site):

Her performance in “ROSARIO TIJERAS” made it deserving the “BIZNAGA DE PLATA” to best actress in the section of Latin American Territory in the IX Malaga Film Festival which it awards for the first time to the cinema of this continent. Rosario is released this week in Mexico and later in Spain. [...]


A new cinematographic offense will take place this year with the filming of four movies about the book of the Nobel Prize Gabriel García Marquez. “In negotiations”, “filming” or “in script” are “EL AMOR EN LOS TIEMPOS DEL COLERA” EL OTOÑO DEL PATRIARCA”, “MEMORIA DE MIS PUTAS TRISTES” and “DEL AMOR Y OTROS DEMONIOS” (“LOVE IN THE TIMES OF THE COLERA “, "THE AUTUMN OF THE PATRIARCH", "MEMORIES OF MY SAD PROSTITUTES” and "OF THE LOVE AND OTHER DEMONS”. Will we be able of find the magic of realism?
The prevalent opinion being that as much as we love Javier Bardem, he is no Florentino Ariza.

The Bogotá Film Festival takes place this year on 4-12 October.

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