The Milk of Sorrow [La teta asustada]
Directed By: Claudia Llosa
Perú’s first Academy Award nominee is set in Lima after a period of violence unleashed by the radical Shining Path and the government’s response. Fausta is a young Quechua woman struggling to overcome the trauma of that period, a sorrow that she believes she has inherited through her mother’s breast milk.
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IMDB Movie Page: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1206488
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