Alias Maria

    Genre
    War, Drama
  • Runtime
    91 mins
  • Release Date
    2015
  • Countries
    Colombia
  • Languages
    Spanish

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

An official selection of the Cannes Film Festival and Colombia's submission for the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 89th Academy Awards, ALIAS MARIA is the sophomore work from director Jose Luis Rugeles (GARCIA), which unflinchingly shines a light on Colombia's armed conflict, through the eyes of a young, pregnant soldier.
DIRECTED BY:
José Luis Rugeles
WRITTEN BY:
Diego Vivanco
CAST INCLUDES:
Carlos Clavijo, Anderson Gomez, Carmenza González

SYNOPSIS

Maria, a 13-year-old guerilla soldier, is given the mission to bring a commander’s newborn baby to safety in a neighboring town. But nobody knows the secret that she is pregnant with her own baby. Despite the prohibitions against it, Maria decides to keep the baby and is forced to run away.

Alias Maria

    Genre
    War, Drama
  • Runtime
    91 mins
  • Release Date
    2015
  • Countries
    Colombia
  • Languages
    Spanish
DIRECTED BY
José Luis Rugeles
WRITTEN BY
Diego Vivanco
CAST INCLUDES
Carlos Clavijo, Anderson Gomez, Carmenza González
An official selection of the Cannes Film Festival and Colombia's submission for the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 89th Academy Awards, ALIAS MARIA is the sophomore work from director Jose Luis Rugeles (GARCIA), which unflinchingly shines a light on Colombia's armed conflict, through the eyes of a young, pregnant soldier.

Maria, a 13-year-old guerilla soldier, is given the mission to bring a commander’s newborn baby to safety in a neighboring town. But nobody knows the secret that she is pregnant with her own baby. Despite the prohibitions against it, Maria decides to keep the baby and is forced to run away.