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The Rose Seller (1998)

La vendedora de rosas (original title)
13-year-old Monica leads a street life, making her living by selling flowers to couples in local nightspots, she is joined by 10-year-old Andrea who runs out of her house after her mother ... See full summary »

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Lady Tabares ... Mónica
Marta Correa ... Judy
Mileider Gil ... Andrea
Diana Murillo ... Cachetona
Liliana Giraldo ... Claudia
Yuli García
Álex Bedoya ... Milton
Elkin Vargas
John Fredy Ríos
Robinson García
Giovanni Quiroz ... El Zarco
Elkin Rodríguez
William Blandón
Wilder Arango
Duván Vásquez
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13-year-old Monica leads a street life, making her living by selling flowers to couples in local nightspots, she is joined by 10-year-old Andrea who runs out of her house after her mother beats her. Written by Anonymous

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25 August 1998 (Colombia)  »

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Lady Tabares and her husband were both sentenced to jail on October 2003, for killing a sicario. See more »

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Chinga: What shoes for is there is no home?
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The hard life for homeless kids in the streets of Medellín
19 November 2007 | by See all my reviews

The way Gaviria works with his natural actors and actresses, made it possible to recreate, with real life homeless kids, the way of living in the street for those who life didn't give a chance. This film has the power to show the crudeness of the Medellín streets and its habitants without taking position, or judging, but also without having innocents, because, in a way, we are all part of it. Gaviria's most important characteristic is how he manage to enter deeply into the world of the ones who are placed aside, without contaminating their version of life, getting this people to talk and "confess" the things they have had to pass through, with the most sincere and professional investigation.


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