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Of Love and Other Demons (2009)

Del amor y otros demonios (original title)
Based on Gabriel García Márquez's novel, this is the unsettling story of 13-year-old noble Sierva and the dog bite that changes her life forever. Abandoned, displaced, in the midst of a ... See full summary »


Hilda Hidalgo


Gabriel García Márquez (novel), Hilda Hidalgo (adaptation)
3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »




Credited cast:
Pablo Derqui ... Cayetano Delaura
Eliza Triana Eliza Triana ... Sierva María
Jordi Dauder ... Obispo
Joaquín Climent ... Marqués
Margarita Rosa de Francisco ... Marquesa
Damián Alcázar ... Abrenuncio
Alina Lozano Alina Lozano ... Abadesa
Martha Lucía Leal Martha Lucía Leal ... Sor Agueda
Carlota Llano Carlota Llano ... Martina
Humberto Dorado Humberto Dorado
Leonor González Leonor González
Victoria Hernandez Victoria Hernandez
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Linnett Hernandez Valdes Linnett Hernandez Valdes ... Caridad
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Based on Gabriel García Márquez's novel, this is the unsettling story of 13-year-old noble Sierva and the dog bite that changes her life forever. Abandoned, displaced, in the midst of a sexual awakening and finally exorcised, Sierva finds an unlikely ally in a young priest and together they discover passion. Written by Pusan International Film Festival

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Official submission of Costa Rica for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 83th Academy Awards in 2011. See more »

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A poetic film
18 April 2010 | by northumbiaSee all my reviews

Among his many passions, García Márquez felt a special kindness to the movie's world. Back in the fifties, he wrote plenty columns about movies, and his understanding of this art was remarkable. He approach was, off course, trough literature. He admired Audrey Hepburn, the skills of Hitchcock, he love the great movies of Bogart, Gary Cooper, Gregory Peck. Of all his books, he said once, this "El Amor y otros demonios" was composed attending to the resources of movie makers.

There has been a lot of adaptations. I love this ones. It's so simple, it gets to the point, it talks about love, repression, sin, kindness. It has to be so tough to put García Márquez imagination trough pictures, but in this beautiful images, in this outstanding photography, you can get a glimpse of that wonderful and charming world.

A dog bite a little girl. The infection was regard as evil plan. A young preacher is in charge to this difficult case.

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26 March 2010 (Colombia) See more »

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Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia


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