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    Alias Maria

    Alias María

    Directed by

    Colombia, Argentina, France

    2015

    92 min

    • Spanish

    Drama

    Cannes IFF - Un Certain Regard Colombian submission for the Academy Awards

    María, a 13 year old guerrilla soldier watches the secret birth of the commander's child, while she decides what she'll do with the baby she's expecting. Through her eyes we'll see the desolate landscape of the armed conflict in Colombia.

    Awards

    • Carmel Award for Best International FIlm - Haifa IFF
    • Ecumenical Jury Award - Fribourg IFF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Karen Torres
    Erik Ruiz
    Anderson Gómez
    Carlos Clavijo
    Screenplay
    Diego Vivanco
    Cinematography
    Sergio Ivan Castaño
    Editing
    Delfina Castagnino
    Music
    Camilo Sanabria
    Sales
    UDI - URBAN DISTRIBUTION INTERNATIONAL
    Production
    RHAYUELA CINE
    Production
    SUDESTADA CINE
    Production
    AXXON FILMS

    Press

    Certainly worthy of attention.

    Boyd van Hoeij, The Hollywood Reporter

    There's a raw power to Rugeles' vision that's difficult to shake off, as well as honesty that makes it stand out in the festival.

    Michał Oleszczyk, RogerEbert.com

    The film is anchored by newcomer Karen Torres, who makes María a sympathetic soul who’s our entry point into this blunt exposé.

    Tim Grierson, Screen Daily

    Camilo Sanabria provides an effective score and Sergio Ivan Castano's cinematography puts us deep into the humid claustrophobic closeness of the forest.

    John Bleasdale, Cine-Vue

    José Luis Rugeles García

    José Luis Rugeles García

    Colombia

    José Luis Rugeles García is a Colombian director known for GARCIA , EL LABERINTO and ALIAS MARIA, which premiered at Un Certain Regard at Cannes IFF.