Based on a story by Gabriel García Márquez (Colombia)
Adaptation by Jorge Ali Triana and Carlos José Reyes
Directed by Jorge Ali Triana (Colombia)
In Spanish with English surtitles.
The young Eréndira is forced to sell herself by her grandmother to pay for accidentally burning down the family home. After traveling from town to town in the desert, Eréndira is wed to a young man who loves her deeply. Together they plot an escape. In his innovative adaptation of this novella by Nobel Prize winner García Márquez, Triana turns a tragic tale into black comedy, revealing possibilities never imagined in the original story.
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