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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 atravesaso, He wrote also some essays: He was not comfortable with life.

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 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 is a very difficult and labyrinthine world and those over there do not give support, fearing competition. 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 support of his own mother and getting national recognition. He is the first enemy of Macondo. As with his passion for literature, Caicedo liked cinema and stage.

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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.


Link retrieved on June 14, And he had to write in order to survive. This page was last edited on 2 Decemberat Universidad del Valle, link retrieved on Anrs 14, Despite his premature death, his works are considered to be some of the most original produced in Colombia. 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: 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. He took 60 pills of secobarbital.

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The Cinema Club attracted many students, intellectuals and critics who used to watch the movies and meet atraveasdo to discuss and analyze the films with Caicedo. Caicedo’s work has as its context the urban world and its social conflicts, especially those of young people.

Contrary to the school of magic atrsvesadothe work of Caicedo is grounded completely in social reality. He killed himself because he saw too much. Views Read Edit View history.

Caicedo considered that his best work was “Maternity”, a story written in Inhe wrote his first play, ” Las curiosas conciencias ” Curious Minds and his first story, ” Infection “. The works include in stories, playwrights for stage and cinema, and essays.


His friend Carlos Mayolo tried unsuccessfully to bring to cinema his screenplay “Angelita and Miguel Angel” in Recibiendo al nuevo alumno Ojo al cine However, the dream of the Colombian writer was unsuccessful and Corman caiceeo had the works on his hands. He had imbalances, life-induced anxiety.

Andrés Caicedo

Retrieved from ” https: In other projects Caicexo Commons. Most of Caicedo’s works were published after his death, thanks to the commitment of some of his friends. He had problems standing on his own two feet.

Some of his personal letters to his mother, sisters and friends, were also published.

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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. Editorial de la Facultad de Humanidades. The importance of the letters is that they show the turbulence of his soul.

He knew enough English and had the dream to meet the legendary Roger Corman in order to ztravesado to him four of his play scripts that his sister had translated into English. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Link retraived on June 14,