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La vida es silbar [videorecording] = Life is to whistle / Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos ; un coproduccion con Wanda Distribución de Films ; New Yorker Films ; guión, Humberto Jiménez, Fernando Pérez, Eduardo del Llano ; productor, Rafael Rey ; director, Fernando Pérez.

Other Title:
Life is to whistle
Edition:
Letterbox widescreen format.
Publication:
New York, NY : New Yorker Video, c2001.
Series:
International cinema
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + pamphlet ([4] p. ; 19 cm.).
Subjects:
Havana (Cuba) -- Drama.
Motion pictures, Cuban.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Language:
In Spanish with English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD
Summary:
Three characters in present-day Havana must choose between clinging to their self-restricting beliefs, or getting rid of them to live more freely. Ballerina Mariana has promised God celibacy if she gets the role of "Giselle"; social-worker Julia always faints after hearing a certain word; and pot-smoking percussionist Elpidio was abandoned by his mother, coincidentally named Cuba, some time ago and has not yet gotten over the loss.
Participant:
Luis Alberto Garcia, Isabel Santos, Coralia Veloz, Rolando Brito, Bebe Pérez, Claudia Rojas.
Credits:
Cinamatographer, Raul Perez Ureta ; editor, Julia Yip ; music, Edesio Alejandro.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
Special features original theatrical trailer.
"A Cuban blend of visual flair, absurdist humor and mystical realism, set to the pulsating music of Bola de Nieve and Benny Mordé."--Container.
Contributor:
Pérez Valdés, Fernando, 1944- , Director
Rey, Rafael, 1947- , Producer
Jiménez, Humberto, 1973- , Screenwriter
Llano, Eduardo del. , Screenwriter
García, Luis Alberto. , Actor
Santos, Isabel. , Actor
Brito, Rolando. , Actor
Perez, Bebe. , Actor
Rojas Mira, Claudia. , Actor
Alejandro, Edesio. , Composer
Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica. , Producer
Wanda Distribución de Films. , Producer
New Yorker Films. , Producer
New Yorker Video (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
1567302521
OCLC:
48807962
Publisher Number:
717119756147
DVD75601 New Yorker Films
Status/Location:
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