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Link retrieved on June 14, And he had to write in order to survive. 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.

The works include in stories, playwrights for stage and cinema, and essays. Ojo al cine He returned to the USA, but this time to participate in the International Exposition caiicedo 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.

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

He is the first enemy of Macondo. He took 60 pills of secobarbital.

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His friend Carlos Mayolo tried unsuccessfully to bring to cinema his screenplay “Angelita and Miguel Angel” in However, the dream of the Colombian writer was unsuccessful and Corman never had the works on his hands. Recibiendo al nuevo alumno Despite his premature death, his works are considered to be some of the most original produced in Colombia. Contrary to the school of magic realismthe work of Caicedo is grounded completely in social reality.

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Andrés Caicedo

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 atravezado 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 killed himself because he saw too much. He had imbalances, life-induced anxiety.

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. This name uses Spanish naming customs: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved from ” https: 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.

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

Caicedo’s work has as its context the urban world and its social conflicts, especially those of young people. Views Read Edit View history. It was also atravesaro 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.


Caicedo atravesaeo mentioned that to live past the age of 25 was madness [9] and he was loyal to what he said then on March 4, Editorial de la Facultad de Humanidades.

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

The importance of the letters is that they show the turbulence of his soul. Universidad del Valle, link retrieved on June atraveeado, He was not comfortable with life.

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. From Berchmans he was expelled to go to Colegio San Luis inagain expelled and finally he could finish his high school in Atraveeado Camacho Perea in Most of Caicedo’s works were published after his death, thanks to the commitment of some of his friends.