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Memorias del subdesarrollo = Memories of underdevelopment / El Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos presenta ; realización, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea ; producción, Miguel Mendoza.

Other Title:
Memories of underdevelopment
Edition:
Two-DVD special edition.
Publication:
[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018]
Series:
Criterion collection ; 943.
Criterion collection ; 943
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (98 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (1 folded leaf : illustrations ; 47 x 37 cm., folded to 19 x 12 cm.)
4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Cuba -- Social conditions -- 1959-1990 -- Drama.
Cuba -- Politics and government -- 1959-1990 -- Drama.
Cuba -- History -- 1959-1990.
Cuba -- Política -- 1959- -- Teatro.
Cuba -- Gobierno -- 1959- -- Teatro.
Películas cinematográficas.
Politics and government.
Social conditions.
Cuba
Form/Genre:
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Foreign language films -- Spanish.
Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
History.
Language:
In Spanish; optional subtitles in English.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Audio monaural.
digital
optical
mono
Dolby Digital
widescreen (1.66:1)
NTSC
video file
DVD video
region 1
Summary:
Sergio, through his life following the departure of his wife, parents and friends in the wake of the Bay of Pigs incident. Alone in a brave new world, Sergio observes the constant threat of foreign invasion while chasing young women all over Havana before finally meeting Elena, a young virgin girl he seeks to mold into the image of his ex-wife, but at what cost to himself?
Participant:
Sergio Corrieri, Daisy Granados, Eslinda Núñez, Omar Valdés, René de la Cruz.
Credits:
Director of photography, Ramón F. Suárez; editor, Nelson Rodríguez; music, Leo Brouwer; screenplay by Edmundo Desnoes and Tomás Gutiérrez Alea.
Notes:
Based on Memorias del subdesarrollo / [by] Edmundo Desnoes.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1968.
Special features; new interviews; Titón : from Havana to "Guantanamera," (a 2008 feature-length documentary on director Tomás Gutiérrez Alea's life and career); segment from a 1989 audio interview with Gutiérrez Alea; segments from 2017 interviews with actor Daisy Granados and editor Nelson Rodríguez from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' visual history collection archives; original theatrical trailer; essay by author Joshua Jelly-Schapiro (on insert).
Contributor:
Gutiérrez Alea, Tomás, 1928-1996, film director, screenwriter.
Mendoza, Miguel, film producer.
Desnoes, Edmundo, 1930- screenwriter.
Corrieri, Sergio, actor.
Granados, Daisy, actor.
Núñez, Eslinda, actor.
Valdés, Omar, actor.
Cruz, René de la, actor.
Suárez, Ramón F., director of photography.
Rodríguez, Nelson, 1938- editor of moving image work.
Brouwer, Leo, 1939- composer (expression)
Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica, presenter.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
ISBN:
9781681434940
1681434946
OCLC:
1044740191
Publisher Number:
715515219815
CC2937D The Criterion Collection
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