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Memories of underdevelopment = Memorias del subdesarrollo
Gutiérrez Alea, Tomás, 1928-1996, film director, screenwriter.
Publication Information:
[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 bonus disc.
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?
General Note:
Title from container.

Screenplay by Edmundo Desnoes and Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, based on the novel by Edmundo Desnoes.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1968.

Wide screen (1.66:1).

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; trailer.
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