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KAREN CRIES ON THE BUS

Directed by Gabriel Rojas Vera
  • YEAR 9 - FILM 6 / 
  • Colombia / 
  • 2011 / 
  • Spanish with English subtitles / 
  • 98 min
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"This is a beautiful, simple, yet eloquent story with tremendous performances."
– Cynthia Kane, On Demand Weekly

Synopsis

Karen has left her slimy but successful husband Mario after ten years of marriage. She needs a fresh start to find out who she is and who she could be, despite her husband's proclamation that she can do absolutely nothing. She walks out into Bogotá with no job, no friends, and hardly any money, but catches a break when she meets a hairdresser named Patricia at a cheap flophouse. With her younger and seemingly stronger friend by her side, Karen takes her first steps towards independence and self-discovery.

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Customer Reviews


Jeff in Seattle - Customer Review
Pretty darn good little film about a woman fed up being provided for and unable to prove something for herself, steps out alone, attempts to get a job and earn for a living. All this from a South American country widely preceived as paternalistic. Great job!

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Karen (Angela Carrizosa)
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Karen (Angela Carrizosa)
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Karen (Angela Carrizosa)
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Karen (Angela Carrizosa) and Patricia (María Ángelica Sánchez)
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Karen (Angela Carrizosa) and Eduardo (Juan Manuel Diaz)
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Gabriel Rojas
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