Bibliographic Details

Guantanamera / Tornasol Films ... [and others] ; producida por Gerardo Herrero ; argumento y guión, Eliseo Alberto Diego, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Juan Carlos Tabío ; dirección, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Juan Carlos Tabío.

Imprint New York : New Yorker Video, 2000.
Description 1 DVD (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language Spanish
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Cuba -- Drama.
Relaciones hombre-mujer -- Cuba -- Teatro.
Love.
Man-woman relationships.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
Cuba.
Cuba -- Guantánamo.
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Foreign films.
Fiction films.
Comedy films.
Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Romance films.
Romantic comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Format DVD, Video
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8354677
Other authors / contributors Perugorría, Jorge.
Ibarra, Mirta.
Cruz, Carlos, 1960-
Eguren, Raúl.
Fernández, Pedro, 1969-
García, Luis Alberto.
Brando, Conchita.
Pérez, Suset.
Gutiérrez Alea, Tomás, 1928-1996.
Tabío, Juan Carlos, 1943-
Alberto, Eliseo, 1951-
Herrero, Gerardo.
Nieto, José, 1942-
Tornasol Films.
New Yorker Video (Firm)
ISBN 1567301843
9781567301847
Notes Originally produced as a motion picture in 1995.
Director of photography, Hans Burmann ; editor, Carmen Frias ; music, José Nieto.
Carlos Cruz, Mirtha Ibarra, Jorge Perugorría, Raúl Eguren, Pedro Fernández, Luis Alberto García, Conchita Brando, Suset Pérez.
Spanish dialogue with English subtitles; English notes on container.
Summary In this romantic comedy, Yoyita, a world-famous diva, returns to her home town of Guantanamo for an elegant reception and a surprise reunion with her once beloved, Candido. Overjoyed with the rekindled memories of her first love, Yoyita's elated heart fizzles while in Candido's embrace. Joining Yoyita's funeral procession back to Havana are her sexy niece Gina, a former professor blacklisted for political nonconformity, and her husband Adolfo, a tasteless government official in charge of the funeral proceedings. As the cortege wends westward across Cuba, its path keeps crossing that of Mariano, a gallant truck driver who once had a crush on Gina and whose recurring presence crystallizes her doubts about her marriage.
Awards Ft. Lauderdale Int. Film Festival: Best Foreign Film; Gramado Latin Film Fest.: Best Latin Film (tied); Sundance Film Fest.: Latin America Cinema Award (Honorable mention); Venice Film Fest.: nominated for Golden Lion.
Standard no. 717119686048
Publisher's no. DVD 68600 New Yorker Video

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