5 COLOMBIAN FILMS YOU HAVE TO WATCH
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Colombian films to learn a little bit about what Colombia is like

We know that Colombia is not the mecca of movie production, but movies that have been made in Colombia are worth watching; because our particular way of seeing the world and our history as a country gives it a special touch to the productions of this list; and it will surely be a weekend full of many emotions with this selection. movie theater, but movies have been made that are really worth watching; because our particular way of seeing the world and our history as a country gives a special touch to the productions of this list; and it will surely be a weekend full of many emotions with this selection.

 

La Vendedora de Rosas

Of course, this movie is in the number one spot... it is a classic, we can almost say that everyone has seen it or heard of it at least once, and many remember "memorable phrases" from this production; Although it has a sad storyline it mixes well with jocular elements and due to the fact of "natural" actors used in this production it gives a true feeling to the audience. 

Mary Full of Grace

This is a film that shows the harsh reality of "mules," people who are hired to take drugs to other countries in their guts while risking their lives and freedom. Harsh but at the same time simple due to the way it is presented to the audience.

The Snail Strategy 

This movie is one of the most important in the history of Colombian cinema as it keeps a lot of our idiosyncrasy; the story takes place in a dispute to evict the tenants of a house who after circumventing legal traps, unexpected miracles, and even death sentences, achieve their final mission.

The Colombian Dream

Without a doubt a very comical movie; a mixture of humor, magical realism and raw reality are immersed in this film that will surely make you have a good time; The story revolves around two twins who are on vacation and in their eagerness to get money they start selling hallucinogenic pills in some way involving all the participants of this story.

Embrace of the Serpent

A film shot in black and white, which in each scene looks more like a work of art. This film shows the river and the eyes around it as protagonists, seeking to expose a message of cultural diversity through two cultural extremes: on the one hand, the scientific, exploratory, well-intentioned and curious vision; On the other side, the magical-enlightened-shamanic vision, equally cultured, developed, respectful and fearful, of the indigenous who is a teacher and guide.

 

This is just a small selection that can show in broad strokes a lot of Colombia, as culture and also as natural environment, we hope you can do this marathon and enjoy recognizing yourself if you are Colombian, or delighting yourself if you are a foreigner; knowing a reality that is now a milestone in history for the world; a country in peace.

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