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9 November 2006 (Germany) See more »
Madeinusa is a 14-year old girl who comes of age during the Easter festivities of her tiny, isolated village. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Magaly Solier ... Madeinusa

Carlos J. de la Torre ... 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
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eliazar Aquino ... Transvestite
Luis Gonzales ... Old Man
Antonio Morales ... Presentador
Daniel Ocano Paucar ... Ciego que canta
Teresa Villanueve ... Relojero's Wife

Directed by
Claudia Llosa 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Claudia Llosa 

Produced by
Antonio Chavarrías .... producer
Claudia Llosa .... producer
José María Morales .... producer
Original Music by
Selma Mutal 
Cinematography by
Raúl Pérez Ureta 
Film Editing by
Ernest Blasi 
Casting by
Bárbara Acosta 
Art Direction by
Eduardo Camino 
Costume Design by
Leslie Hinojosa Cortijo 
Makeup Department
Marisol Ortega .... makeup artist
Production Management
Enid Campos .... production manager
Àngels Masclans .... production manager
Miguel Morales .... production manager
Sandra Tapia .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Rodrigo Ordoñez .... first assistant director
Sound Department
Biel Cabré .... assistant sound editor
Albert Manera .... supervising sound editor
Ferran Mengod .... sound mixer
Marc Orts .... re-recording mixer
Jaume Puig .... sound consultant: Dolby
Xavier Souto .... sound editor
David Zúñiga .... boom operator
Editorial Department
Victor Martos .... color timer
David Martínez .... digital intermediate colorist
Jorge Ortiz Yus .... colorist
Music Department
Fernando Novillo .... music mixer
Fernando Novillo .... music recordist
David Reyes .... musical assistant
Other crew
Barfutura .... main poster design
Marta Ramírez .... post-production coordinator

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100 min | Argentina:100 min (Mar del Plata Film Festival)
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Madeinusa:He can't see us. It's Holy Time. He can't see us.
Madeinusa:God. He's dead. He can't see us. He's dead. He's dead until Sunday.
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6 out of 42 people found the following review useful.
What the heck?! This film is simply sick and awful!, 10 June 2008
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

This is a totally bizarre film about a small town in rural Peru where Christianity has devolved into a strange evil cult. It seems that once a year, from Good Friday until Easter morning, the assumption is that God is dead and there is no such thing as sin or evil So, every year at this time the good people of this town act like pigs. This story revolves around a young lady oddly named "Madeinusa" and the father that can't wait to have sex with her during this three day period when there is no God and sin can run rampant.

Sounds pretty charming, huh? This film is currently available on DVD from the Film Movement Series. I have a membership and have seen many of their international films and I have to say that MADEINUSA is by far the worst film I have seen from this organization. It seemed very cruel and nihilistic--the sort of film that is truly a chore to finish watching. If you LIKE your films to be miserable and wretched, then this movie is for you. The film abounds with dead rats, bodily fluids and all around nastiness and life is just too short for this sort of mess.

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