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El Sol Azteca [videorecording] / Televisa ; escrito, dirigido y producido por Héctor Tajonar.

Other Title:
Title on container and on cassette label: Aztec sun [videorecording]
Publication:
Cicero, Ill. : Anthony Roland Collection of Film on Art, c1990.
Series:
México a través de su arte
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (59 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Aztec art.
Aztecs -- Civilization.
Aztecs -- Religion and mythology.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Language:
Narration in English.
System Details:
VHS.
Summary:
Highlights the pre-Columbian art of the early societies that inhabited the high central plateau and the Gulf of Mexico. Examines the plastic arts fo the Totonac, Toltec, and Mexican cultures to show their deeply religious and warlike views of the universe, and explains how the violence and beauty of these creations "express a dramatic encounter with mythical reality." Relates that the identity of Mesoamerica was preserved for centuries through this perspective of the cosmos.
Participant:
Ricardo Montalbán.
Credits:
Photography, Federico Weingartshofer ; editor, Jorge Vázquez ; music, Mario Lavista.
Notes:
Videocassette release of a 1990 television production.
Series title on container: The art of Mexico.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Tajonar, Héctor. , Producer, Author, Director
Montalbán, Ricardo. , Narrator
Televisa (Firm : Mexico City, Mexico) , Producer
Anthony Roland Collection of Film on Art. , Distributor
Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
OCLC:
78319403
Publisher Number:
93 Anthony Roland Collection of Film on Art.
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