LA VIRGEN DE LOS SICARIOS / DIE MADONNA DER MÖRDER

LA VIRGEN DE LOS SICARIOS / DIE MADONNA DER MÖRDER

LA VIRGEN DE LOS SICARIOS / DIE MADONNA DER MÖRDER

Retrospective
Director: Barbet Schroeder

Feature film | F/CO | 2000
101 min | Stereo

Screenings:
226 | Thu. | 22:30 | Casino
645 | Sat. | 21:15 | Club

After a thirty-year absence, the writer Fernando Vallejo returns to Medellin, Colombia, where he grew up. Little remains of the place he left behind: his parents are dead, part of the city torn down and the drug lords of the “Medellin Cartel” generate terror with their gangs of killers. In a brothel for male prostitutes, he meets 16-year-old Alexis. Alexis is the kind of killer who knocks people off on command. The two are immediately attracted to each other and fall in love. Through Alexis, Fernando discovers a side of the city he had never experienced before. Then one day, Alexis is killed by an unknown motorcyclist …