Sunday, February 15, 2009

Peru's 'La Teta Asustada' Takes Berlin Film Festival Top Award 2009

Golden Rectangle
'La Teta Asustada' a Peruvian drama about a young woman with a mysterious illness, won the Golden Bear award for the best movie at the Berlin Film Festival last night. Directed by Claudia Llosa, the film stars Magaly Solier as Fausta, who suffers from a disease she believes is transmitted through the breast milk of women who were raped in the Shining Path's war of terror in Peru. Her life starts to change direction after her mother dies and she goes to live in Lima.

Click the figure below to see the interactive illustration of Magaly Solier as Fausta.

The Milk of Sorrow, La Teta Asustada and Golden Rectangle.
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