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Title Memories of underdevelopment [videorecording] = Memorias del subdesarrollo / El Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematograficos presenta ; realizacion, Tomas Gutierrez Alea ; produccion, Miguel Mendoza.

Publication Info. [New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD  New Shelf  Sp MEM    DUE 07-29-20
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library DVD.
Edition Two-DVD special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (98 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert.
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Series Criterion collection ; 943
Criterion collection ; 943.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby audio monaural.
Language Spanish dialogue (Dolby Digital mono) with English subtitles.
Cast Sergio Corrieri, Daisy Granados, Eslinda Nunez, Omar Valdes, Rene de la Cruz.
Credits Director of photography, Ramon F. Suarez ; editing, Nelson Rodriguez ; music, Leo Brouwer.
Note Screenplay by Edmundo Desnoes and Tomas Gutierrez Alea, based on the novel by Edmundo Desnoes.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1968.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
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?
Note Special features: new interviews; Titon: from Havana to "Guantanamera," a 2008 feature-length documentary on director Tomas Gutierrez Alea's life and career; segment from a 1989 audio interview with Gutierrez Alea; segments from 2017 interviews with actor Daisy Granados and editor Nelson Rodriguez from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' visual history collection archives; trailer; essay by author Joshua Jelly-Schapiro.
Subject Cuba -- Social conditions -- 1959-1990 -- Drama.
Cuba -- Politics and government -- 1959-1990 -- Drama.
Cuba -- History -- 1959-1990 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Motion pictures, Cuban.
Added Author Gutierrez Alea, Tomas, 1928-1996, film director, screenwriter.
Mendoza, Miguel, film producer.
Desnoes, Edmundo, 1930- screenwriter.
Corrieri, Sergio, actor.
Granados, Daisy, actor.
Nunez, Eslinda, actor.
Valdes, Omar, actor.
Cruz, Rene de la, actor.
Suarez, Ramon F., director of photography.
Rodriguez, Nelson, 1938- editor of moving image work.
Brouwer, Leo, 1939- composer (expression)
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Desnoes, Edmundo, 1930- Memorias del subdesarrollo
Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematografica, presenter.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Memorias del subdesarrollo
ISBN 9781681434940
Standard No. 715515219815
Music No. CC2937D The Criterion Collection

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