Drama

Cinema Reborn: Memories of Underdevelopment (4k)

Cuba’s greatest film and one of the best films of the 1960s directed by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea.

A bourgeois property owner struggles to accept Castro’s revolution. Bookended by the 1961 failed CIA plot to overthrow the government and the threat of nuclear war in the missile crisis of 1962.
“Clearly a masterpiece” (Newsweek)

“…a more complex portrait of Cubans than the rest of the world was able to imagine”(Julia Levin)

4K Restoration by Cineteca di Bologna, 2016
Restored by Cineteca di Bologna at L’Immagine Ritrovata laboratory in association with Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos (ICAIC). Restoration funded by The George Lucas Family Foundation and The Film Foundation’s World Cinema Project

Release DateSaturday, 4 May 2019
RatingE15+ (Unclassified 15+)
Running Time1hr 37m
StarringSergio CORRIERI (Sergio Mendoyo), Daisy GRANADOS (Elena), Eslinda éNÚÑEZ (Noemi), Omar VALDÉS (Pablo), René DE LA CRUZ (Elena’s Brother), Tomás Gutiérrez ALEA (himself), Edmundo DESNOES (himself), Jack GELBER (himself).
Directed byTomás Gutiérrez ALEA
CountryCuba
LanguageSpanish (subtitled)
GenreDrama

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