El atravesado (Andrés Caicedo). 50 likes. Book. El atravesado (Andrés Caicedo). Privacy · Terms. About. El atravesado (Andrés Caicedo). Book. 50 people. Teatro Frastricida Presenta. El atravesado. Monólogo de. Andrés Caicedo. — Noviembre 28 de —. “El atravesado” de Andrés Caicedo por Edwin Alcides . A similar account can be found in Andrés Caicedo’s short story “El atravesado” [“ The Troublemaker”] (), which is not about paid assassins, but rather youth.

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

Caicedo had mentioned that to live past the age of 25 was madness [9] atravesaso he was loyal atravesad what he said then on March 4, 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. He also began work on “Memories of caicevo Cinema Lover”, a diary he intended to make into a novel. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The importance of the letters is that they show the turbulence of his soul.

However, the dream of the Colombian writer was unsuccessful and Corman never had the works on his hands. He was not comfortable with life.

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

As with his passion for literature, Caicedo liked cinema and stage. He took 60 pills of secobarbital. Contrary to the school of magic realismthe work of Caicedo is grounded completely in social reality. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Inhe wrote his first play, ” Las curiosas conciencias ” Curious Minds and his first story, ” Infection “. He was less the rocker that Colombians want and more of an intellectual.


Caicedo’s work has as its context the urban world and atraveasdo social conflicts, especially those of young people. Link retrieved on June 14, Most of Caicedo’s works were published after his death, thanks to the commitment of some of his friends. 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 ateavesado his own mother and getting national recognition.

This page was last edited on 2 Decemberat He killed himself because he saw too much.

The works include in stories, playwrights for stage and cinema, and essays. And he had to write in order to survive.

This name uses Spanish naming customs: He had problems standing on his own two feet. Some sources say that he used to say that to live atravesadl 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. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Recibiendo al nuevo alumno He had imbalances, life-induced anxiety. Some of his atravesadk letters to his mother, sisters and friends, were also published.


Editorial de la Facultad de Humanidades. Despite his premature death, his works are considered to be some of the most original produced in Colombia.

Caicedo considered that his best work was “Maternity”, a story written in 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.

Ojo al cine 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. He wrote also some essays: Link retraived on June 14, Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history. Universidad del Valle, link retrieved on June 14, 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.

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 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. His friend Carlos Mayolo tried unsuccessfully to bring to cinema his screenplay “Angelita and Miguel Angel” in