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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. 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. 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 deaths Writers who committed suicide University of Valle people 20th-century novelists caiceod dramatists and playwrights Male dramatists and playwrights Male suicides 20th-century short story writers 20th-century male writers.

Contrary to the school of magic atravesafothe work of Caicedo is grounded completely in social reality. 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.


Most of Caicedo’s works were published after his death, thanks to the commitment of some of his friends. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. And he had to write in order to survive.

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.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Views Read Edit View history. Despite his premature death, his works are considered to be some of the most original produced in Colombia. It is a very difficult and labyrinthine world and those over there do not give support, fearing competition.

He wrote also some essays: He had problems andds on his own two feet. As with his passion for literature, Caicedo liked cinema and stage.

Andrés Caicedo – Wikipedia

Link retrieved on June 14, Editorial de la Facultad de Humanidades. He had imbalances, life-induced anxiety. Recibiendo al nuevo alumno Link retraived on June 14, Inhe wrote his first play, ” Las curiosas conciencias ” Curious Minds and his first story, ” Infection “.

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


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

The importance of the letters is that they show the turbulence of his soul. However, the dream of the Colombian writer was unsuccessful and Caicedoo never had the works on his hands. He killed himself because he saw too much. His friend Carlos Mayolo tried unsuccessfully to bring to cinema his screenplay “Angelita and Miguel Angel” in He was not comfortable with life.

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.

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

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