Fernando Vallejo





Fernando Vallejo


Born
in Medellin, Colombia
October 24, 1942


Fernando Vallejo Rendón (born 1942 in Medellín, Colombia) is a novelist, filmmaker and essayist, born in Colombia. He obtained Mexican nationality in 2007.

Vallejo was born and raised in Medellín, though he left his hometown early in life. He started studies in Philosophy at the National University of Colombia in Bogotá, but after one year he abandoned the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters. Soon after he began new studies on biology at the Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, which he finished. Then he spent one year in Italy at the film academy Cinecittá, where he obtained basic notions on cinema.

Vallejo then returned to Colombia with the project of filmmaking. Yet after difficulties with the Colombian Government in producing and, after he prod
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La virgen de los sicarios

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El desbarrancadero

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La puta de Babilonia

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Los días azules

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Mi hermano el alcalde

3.70 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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El don de la vida

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La Rambla paralela

3.77 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 2000 — 6 editions
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Peroratas

3.98 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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El fuego secreto

3.84 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 1986 — 4 editions
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Casablanca la bella

3.58 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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“…cuando la humanidad se sienta en sus culos ante un televisor a ver veintidós adultos infantiles dándole patadas a un balón no hay esperanzas…”
Fernando Vallejo, La virgen de los sicarios

“A Dios, como al doctor Frankenstein su monstruo, el hombre se le fue de la smanos.”
Fernando Vallejo, La virgen de los sicarios

“…con eso de que aquí, en este país de leyes y constituciones, democrático, no es culpable nadie hasta que no lo condenen, y no lo condenan si no lo juzgan, y no lo juzgan si no lo agarran, y si lo agarran lo sueltan…”
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