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02/14/2011 01:05 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Novella Dramatization At GALA Hispanic Theatre

Oranges ripen with diamonds at their centers. Glass turns blue when touched by a lovesick youth. In the wake of a mistreated girl, a metal-robed angel stalks and dances. Curiosities both wondrous and harrowing cascade into view in "La Candida Erendira (The Innocent Erendira and Her Heartless Grandmother)," Colombian director Jorge Ali Triana's splendidly hallucinatory yet accessible dramatization of the 1972 novella by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

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