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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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Old Man
Antonio Morales ...
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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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Deeply concerned
29 September 2006 | by (Lima, Peru) – See all my reviews

I found as a positive aspect the idea of preparing a film about an Indian town, using Quechua and Spanish languages and with almost all the actors as people with Indian features. However, I consider this film shows Andean characters as people without moral and values and in many moments they appear as very ignorant. I felt deeply offended by it. I don't know if Claudia Llosa meant to portrait them as barbarians, but she shows the most frequent racist prejudices prevalent among white Peruvians about their Indians compatriots I hope viewers abroad could realize that the plot is fictional, but Llosa uses many tools (language for example) that could give the image of a documentary. The are many weaknesses in the plot, but the previous problem I think is most important. Regards, Wilfredo


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