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Madeinusa is a girl aged 14 with a sweet Indian face who lives in an isolated village in the Cordillera Blanca Mountain range of Peru. This strange place is characterized by its religious ... See full summary »

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Madeinusa
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Salvador
Yiliana Chong ...
Chale
Juan Ubaldo Huamán ...
Cayo
Melvin Quijada ...
Mauro
Vicento Llauca Trejo ...
Relojero
Kike Ortiz ...
El Murdo
Hermelinda Luján ...
Comadrona Margarita
Enriqueta Valdiviano ...
The Singing Woman
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Transvestite
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Old Man
Antonio Morales ...
Presentador
Daniel Ocano Paucar ...
Ciego que canta
Teresa Villanueve ...
Relojero's Wife
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Madeinusa is a girl aged 14 with a sweet Indian face who lives in an isolated village in the Cordillera Blanca Mountain range of Peru. This strange place is characterized by its religious fervor. From Good Friday at three o'clock in the afternoon (the time of day when Christ died on the cross) to Easter Sunday, the whole village can do whatever it feels like. During the two holy days sin does not exist: God is dead and can't see what is happening. Everything is accepted and allowed, without remorse. Year after year, Madeinusa and her sister Chale, and her father Don Cayo, the Mayor and local big shot, maintain this tradition without questioning it. However, everything changes with the arrival in the village of Salvador, a young geologist from Lima, who will unknowingly change the destiny of the girl. Written by mad_janssen

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Madeinusa: He can't see us. It's Holy Time. He can't see us.
Salvador: Who?
Madeinusa: God. He's dead. He can't see us. He's dead. He's dead until Sunday.
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5 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had the pleasure of seeing this movie on the last night of my first Peru vacation. The actors inhabited their characters and were very well defined. Madeinusa, the main character was scary in her "innocent evil" yet she remained sympathetic throughout the story. I found it hard to believe she had no previous acting experience. The story was captivating. It pulled me in from the start and spat me out wanting at its ending. I'll never look at the period between Good Friday and Easter Sunday the same way again. The scenery and cinematography was breathtaking and went a long way to carry the mood of the film.

I can't wait for the US release. This film is a must-see!


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