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The Milk of Sorrow

La teta asustada

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Directed by Claudia Llosa
Peru, Spain, 2009
Drama, Music

Synopsis

Fausta, we are told, suffers from ‘the milk of sorrow’, a melancholy transmitted through her mother’s breast milk. For Fausta’s mother, like many in her village, was raped during the years of Peru’s bloody civil conflict in the 1980s, and Fausta still lives with the consequences of the violence.

Synopsis

Fausta, we are told, suffers from ‘the milk of sorrow’, a melancholy transmitted through her mother’s breast milk. For Fausta’s mother, like many in her village, was raped during the years of Peru’s bloody civil conflict in the 1980s, and Fausta still lives with the consequences of the violence.

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The Milk of SorrowDirected byClaudia Llosa

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
2009 | 3 wins including: Golden Bear
Academy Awards
2010 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

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