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146 Ratings

Our Lady of the Assassins

La virgen de los sicarios

Directed by Barbet Schroeder
Colombia, 2000
Crime, Drama, Romance


After a thirty-year absence, the writer Fernando Vallejo returns to Medellin, Colombia, where he grew up. Little remains of the place he left behind: his parents are dead, part of the city torn down and the drug lords of the “Medellin Cartel” generate terror with their gangs of killers.

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Our Lady of the Assassins Directed by Barbet Schroeder

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2000 | Winner: The President of the Italian Senate's Gold Medal

Sundance Film Festival


International Film Festival Rotterdam


Telluride Film Festival


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