The Milk of Sorrow

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The Milk of Sorrow (La Teta Asustada, The frightened teat) is a 2009 film by Peruvian director Claudia Llosa and co-produced by Peru and Spain.wikipedia
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The Milk of Sorrow (La Teta Asustada, The frightened teat) is a 2009 film by Peruvian director Claudia Llosa and co-produced by Peru and Spain.

Claudia Llosa

The Milk of Sorrow (La Teta Asustada, The frightened teat) is a 2009 film by Peruvian director Claudia Llosa and co-produced by Peru and Spain.
She is recognized for her Academy-Award-nominated film The Milk of Sorrow.

Magaly Solier

The film stars Magaly Solier and addresses the fears of abused women during Peru's recent history.

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It was nominated for the 82nd Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, becoming the first Peruvian film to be nominated for the award.

Golden Bear

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It won the 2009 Golden Bear award and FIPRESCI prize at the Berlin International Film Festival, as well as the award for best film in the 24 Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara in Mexico.

Susi Sánchez

Fausta takes work in the home of a wealthy pianist, Aída (Susi Sánchez) who is struggling to complete a new piece in time for an upcoming recital.

Antonio Chavarrías

She has also been nominated for an Oscar for her second feature: The Milk of Sorrow (2009).

José María Morales (film producer)

José María Morales
He produced La Teta Asustada (The Milk of Sorrow), which won the Golden Bear at the 59th Berlin International Film Festival and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2010.

Natasha Braier

At the 2009 Manaki Brothers Film Festival, she won the Golden Camera 300 award for her work on The Milk of Sorrow.

Goya Award for Best Iberoamerican Film

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Peruvians

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The Milk of Sorrow (La Teta Asustada, The frightened teat) is a 2009 film by Peruvian director Claudia Llosa and co-produced by Peru and Spain.

International Federation of Film Critics

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It won the 2009 Golden Bear award and FIPRESCI prize at the Berlin International Film Festival, as well as the award for best film in the 24 Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara in Mexico.

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It won the 2009 Golden Bear award and FIPRESCI prize at the Berlin International Film Festival, as well as the award for best film in the 24 Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara in Mexico.

Guadalajara International Film Festival

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It won the 2009 Golden Bear award and FIPRESCI prize at the Berlin International Film Festival, as well as the award for best film in the 24 Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara in Mexico.

Maoism

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Between 1980 and 1992 Peru experienced a period of extreme violence, particularly in the Andean region, because of the uprising of the Maoist group Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path) and the actions of the paramilitary and state armed forces.

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Between 1980 and 1992 Peru experienced a period of extreme violence, particularly in the Andean region, because of the uprising of the Maoist group Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path) and the actions of the paramilitary and state armed forces.

Lima

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By 1990 the conflict had reached Lima, the capital city of Peru.

Cieneguilla

Most of the filming locations are in Manchay, an impoverished suburban area in Pachacamac, southeast of Lima, which indigenous people took over during the 1980s to escape from terrorism, and near a high-class area of Lima called Cieneguilla.

Rotten Tomatoes

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The film received positive reviews, having an 80% certified "fresh" in Rotten Tomatoes and a critical consensus of:"Claudia Llosa's deliberate pace and abstract storytelling may frustrate some viewers, but there's no denying the visual pleasures soaking in The Milk of Sorrow"; Peter Brunette, from The Hollywood Reporter, said "The film is gorgeously shot and contains a plethora of haunting images".

The Hollywood Reporter

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The film received positive reviews, having an 80% certified "fresh" in Rotten Tomatoes and a critical consensus of:"Claudia Llosa's deliberate pace and abstract storytelling may frustrate some viewers, but there's no denying the visual pleasures soaking in The Milk of Sorrow"; Peter Brunette, from The Hollywood Reporter, said "The film is gorgeously shot and contains a plethora of haunting images".

Variety (magazine)

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Boyd van Hoeij from Variety said that "Peruvian realities and Llosa's light magical realism mesh to create a vivid picture of a society and its problems."

Magic realism

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Boyd van Hoeij from Variety said that "Peruvian realities and Llosa's light magical realism mesh to create a vivid picture of a society and its problems."

Montreal World Film Festival

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Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

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