Colombia

KAREN CRIES ON THE BUS
[Karen Llora en un Bus]


After suffering through 10 loveless years of marriage, Karen (Angela Carrizosa) leaves her macho husband and takes to the streets of Bogota in hopes of starting a new, independent life. Without friends or family to lean on, she quickly finds herself marginalized by society and stuck begging for change at the bus station. But with the help of a young and empowered hairdresser, Karen might be able to find her way toward redemption. Featuring a brave performance by Carrizosa, present in every scene, the film explores contemporary social issues in Colombia in a fresh light. Official Selection, 2011 Berlin Film Festival.

DIR/SCR Gabriel Rojas Vera; PROD Alejandro Prieto. Colombia, 2011, color, 97 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED

Fri, Oct 7, 5:30; Sun, Oct 9, 6:00; Wed, Oct 12, 5:30

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