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Los Colores de la Montaña


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The Portland International Film Festival (Piff) is showing 2 Colombian movies: "Los Colores de la Montaña" and "El vuelco del cangrejo". I'm planing on seeing both, and well many more.

Last night I watched "Los colores de la Montaña" (The Colors of the Mountain). The story approach realities of my country without going to morbidity or sensationalism. It is beautiful, sad, touching and a honest. I loved it!

This is a link for the trailer, and if you have the chance to see it, you should http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTlLpaD0Axs

Link to piff: http://portlandartmuseum.org/nwfilm/piff/32/

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El festival internacional de cine de Portland (Piff) tiene en carteleras 2 peliculas Colombianas: "Los Colores de la Montaña" y "El vuelco del cangrejo" Yo estoy planeando ir a ver las dos y otras mas.

Ayer vi "Los colores de la Montaña". La historia trata realidades del pais sin ir a la morbosidad o el sensacionalismo. Es hermosa, triste, conmovedora y honesta. ¡Me encanto!

Este es el link para el corto de la pelicula, si tienen el chanse de verla, no lo duden http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTlLpaD0Axs

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