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Uniform Title Araya (Motion picture). French & Spanish.
Title Araya [videorecording] / a Milestone film release ; a film by Margot Benacerraf.

Imprint [United States] : Milestone Film & Video : Distributed Oscilloscope Laboratories, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch DVD    987.53 ARA    Available
Description 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally produced in 1959.
Restoration by Scott MacQueen and Dennis Doros with Fotokem, Modern Videofilm and Audio Mechanics ; DVD produced by Adrian Rothschild.
Special features include Araya : the film of her life / directed by Antoine Mora ; Reverón (b&w, 1953) / writer/director, Margot Benacerraf ; Margot Benacerraf: más allá de Araya ; Araya trailer, 2 commentary tracks; TV interviews, press kit (PDF files)
Credits Camera, Giuseppe Nisoli ; with a commentary written by Pierre Seghers and Margot Benacerraf ; narrrated by Jose Ignacio Cabrujas ; with original music by Guy Bernard ; edited by Pierre Jallaud.
Performer Još Ignacio Cabrujas, Laurent Terzieff.
Summary Explored is a day in the lives of three families living in Araya, an arid peninsula in Venezuela. For centuries since its discovery by the Spanish, the region's salt was collected and stacked into radiant white pyramids. Captured are the breathtaking and unforgettable images from the salineros toiling to build the mountains of salt, a fisherman hauling in huge teeming nets, and a young girl and her grandmother laying 'flowers' of shells on windswept graves.
System Details DVD, NTSC, widescreen; mono.
Language Spanish or French dialogue with optional English subtitles for the Spanish.
Awards Critics Prize Cannes International Film Festival, 1959
Subject Benacerraf, Margot, 1926-
Salt mines and mining -- Venezuela -- Araya.
Salinas -- Venezuela -- Araya.
Araya (Venezuela) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Araya (Venezuela) -- Economic conditions.
Araya (Venezuela) -- Vida social y costumbres -- Siglo XX.
Araya (Venezuela) -- Condiciones económicas.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films -- Venezuela.
Feature films -- France.
Added Author Benacerraf, Margot, 1926- Director.
Nadler, Henry.
Seghers, Pierre.
Cabrujas, José Ignacio.
Terzieff, Laurent.
Nisoli, Giuseppe.
Jallaud, Pierre.
Mora, Antoine.
Bernard, Guy, 1907-1979. Composer.
Milestone Film & Video.
Oscilloscope Laboratories (Firm)
Added Title Araya : the film of her life.
Margot Benacerraf: más allá de Araya.
ISBN 9781933920221
Standard No. 784148011448
Music No. MILE00114 Milestone Film & Video

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