Milk of Sorrow
- Spain / Peru
- 1h 34min
- Directed by: Claudia Llosa
- Written by: Claudia Llosa
- Cast: Magaly Solier, Susy Sánchez, Efrain Solís
- Language: Spanish, Quechua
Shooting potentially sensationalist material with admirable restraint, with this sombre allegorical drama about a young Peruvian indigenous woman, Llosa finds a measure of beauty in the rituals and superstitions of life in an impoverished community.
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The Milk Of Sorrow (La Teta Asustada)12 May 2010
(12A) 98min The protagonist of this sombre allegorical drama is the impassive Fausta (Magaly Solier), a fearful young indigenous Peruvian woman who lives in a shanty settlement on a mountainside settlement outside Lima. According to indigenous folklore…
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