ROA

By Andrés BAIZ

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Drama - Completed 2013

Juan Roa Sierre is a naive, superstitious man but also the supposed murderer of Jorge Eliecer Gaitan, the Colombian politician and lawyer who was a dissident candidate for the Liberal PArty in the 1950 elections.

Festivals
& Awards

San Sebastian FF 2013
Film Library (not in selection)
Ventana Sur 2013
Video Library
    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • COLOMBIA, ARGENTINA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 98 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Andrés BAIZ
    • Writer(s)
    • Andrés BAIZ, Patricia CASTANEDA
    • Producer(s)
    • Andrés CALDERON (Dynamo, Roa 1948 Producciones S.L), Michel RUBEN (Dynamo, Roa 1948 Producciones S.L)
    • Synopsis
    • Juan Roa Sierre is a naive, superstitious man, but also the supposed murderer of Jorge Eliecer Gaitan, the Colombian politician and lawyer who was a dissident candidate for the Liberal Party in the 1950 elections. Based on a true story, this film is a portrait of the man accused of causing one of the most violent episodes in Colombian history, still remembered today as "La Violencia" (The Violence).