COLORED LIKE THE NIGHT

DEL COLOR DE LA NOCHE

By Agliberto MELENDEZ

URBAN FILMS - as SALES

Drama - Completed 2015

In Santo Domingo, President Rafael Trujillo orders “El Corte: Expel all Haitians on the Dominican side of the island or cut their throats if they resist”. Maria, a black woman, returns home alarmed and flees to the border with her family of five.

    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 94 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Agliberto MELENDEZ
    • Writer(s)
    • Agliberto MELÉNDEZ
    • Producer(s)
    • Agliberto MELENDEZ
    • Synopsis
    • In Santo Domingo, President Rafael Trujillo orders “El Corte: Expel all Haitians on the Dominican side of the island or cut their throats if they resist”. Maria a country black woman, returns home alarmed, and with her family of five, flees to the border.
      On the way, they are intercepted by Trujillo’s men who massacre the family, leaving behind’ only a six-months old baby.
      A farmer rescues the boy and gives him to a white couple, who baptizes him as José Francisco.....
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