The Milk of Sorrow

Oscar Nominee

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  95 min.
Release year:  2010

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Cast: Magaly Solier, Susi Sánchez, Efraín Solís, Marino Ballón, Antolín Prieto


Fausta is suffering from a rare disease called the Milk of Sorrow, which is transmitted through the breast milk of pregnant women who were abused or raped during or soon after pregnancy. While living in constant fear and confusion due to this disease, she must face the sudden death of her mother. She chooses to take drastic measures to not follow in her mother's footsteps.

Director: Claudia Llosa
Producer(s): José María Morales, Claudia Llosa, Antonio Chavarrías
Screenplay: Claudia Llosa

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