Gabriel García Márquez


Twelve years after his daughter Evelia’s sudden death Margarito exhumes her mortal remains. But her body is undamaged. Is it a miracle? Following the local bishop’s advice to bury the girl again, Margarito heads out to Rome. The Holy Father is to decide about the girl’s sanctification… From the series “Amores Dificiles“, script: Gabriel García Márquez.   Columbia 1988 Regie: Lisandro Duque Naranjo 90 min, 35mm, Farbe, OF mit dt. UT

UN SEÑOR MUY VIEJO CON UNAS ALAS ENORMES – A very old man with enormous wings

During a storm a very old man with enormous wings falls from the sky near a small farm by the Caribbean coast, where Pelayo and Elisenda live. The presence of the heavenly provocateur, who had fallen into the farmstead of Nuevo Pueblo Viejo, immediately attracts a stream of pilgrims who come from the other side of the horizon hoping to find wonders and cure for their diseases. A baroque and tragicomic fable based on the homonymous story by Gabriel García Márquez.   Cuba/IT/ES 1988 Regie: Fernando Birri 90 min, 35mm, Farbe, OF mit dt. UT