Notable works, El desbarrancadero, La Virgen de los sicarios. Fernando Vallejo Rendón (born in Medellín, Colombia) is a novelist, filmmaker and. PDF | In the following article, through Fernando Vallejo’s novel El desbarrancadero, I will reflect on the Latin American seropositive bodies;. Qué me quería decir? ¿Que lo ayudara a vivir? ¿O que lo ayudara a morir?”. Fernando, un escritor colombiano que.
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He obtained Mexican nationality in Vallejo then returned to Colombia with the project of filmmaking.
Yet after difficulties with the Colombian Government in producing and, after he produced it, in presenting his first film it was censoredhe decided to leave his country. In Mexico he produced and distributed three films about the violence in Colombia.
Despite time spent in other locales, mainly Desbartancadero and the United States, most of his novels take place in Colombia. His books are written in first person, in an autobiographical style, although he manipulates the conventions of autobiography such that the line between autobiography and fiction becomes significantly blurred.
El Desbarrancadero : Fernando Vallejo :
His best-known novel, La virgen de los sicarioshas been translated into English as Our Lady of the Assassins. InColombian filmmaker Luis Ospina made a feature-length documentary about him: Incessant Portrait of Fernando Vallejo”.
In AprilVallejo obtained Mexican citizenship and published a letter in which he publicly renounced his Colombian nationality. He is known as an animal rights defender and vegan and because of his antinatalist views, he has no children.
El desbarrancadero / The Edge of the Abyss
He is an atheist and fiercely critical of religion. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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