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Gutiérrez Alea, Tomás 1928-1996

Overview
Works: 187 works in 706 publications in 7 languages and 7,099 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Biography  Melodrama  Television plays 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Adapter, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Editor, Restager
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Tomás Gutiérrez Alea
 
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Fresa y chocolate Strawberry and chocolate by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )
51 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David, a student at Havana University, is devastated when his girlfriend marries someone else. When he meets a gay artist, Diego, he is drawn to his cultured lifestye and a friendship forms between them
Guantanamera by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )
62 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un cortejo fúnebre atraviesa la isla. Un nuevo sistema de traslado de difuntos se ha puesto en marcha. La caravana, formada por un funcionario, su esposa y el eterno enamorado de la difunta acompañan el féretro en el viaje desde Guantánamo a La Habana
La Ultima Cena The last supper ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film is a dazzling moral tale of a pious late-eighteenth-century slaveholder who decides to improve his soul and instruct his slaves in the glories of Christianity by inviting twelve of them to participate in a reenactment of the Last Supper
La muerte de un burocrata The death of a bureaucrat ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sarcastic and humorous portrayal of Cuban bureaucracy as seen in the story of a man's mounting frustration with his fruitless attempts to procure the pension of a recently-deceased uncle
Memorias del subdesarrollo Memories of underdevelopment by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )
32 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bourgeois property owner decides to stay in Cuba after the revolution and must examine his life and values in a new social and policital milieu
Memories of underdevelopment : Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, director. Inconsolable memories : Edmundo Desnoes, author by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Book )
8 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes the complete English continuity script of the film, Memorias del subdesarollo (Memories of underdevelopment) directed by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea and the complete English translation (entitled 'Inconsolable memories') of Edmundo Desnoes' novel of the same name on which it was based
Cartas del parque Letters from the park ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in Spanish and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two shy young lovers enlist the help of a poet to write passionate letters to each other. When the poet becomes enamored of the young woman, the three are faced with a perplexing dilemma
Memorias del subdesarrollo memories of underdevelopment ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the early 1960's. A study of Cuban society before and after the revolution as seen through the eyes of a man who is a landlord and self-styled intellectual/writer. This was the class of people not sufficiently motivated to leave when Castro came to power, but also did not fit into his new society
Las doce sillas by tomas (director) Gutierrez alea( Visual )
18 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rich woman decides, before dying, to hide the family jewels under a chair lining. An ex-proprietor and his ex-driver find this out and undertake a desperate search for the treasure, which gives rise to amusing situations and incredible adventures
Hasta cierto punto Up to a certain point ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This clever self-reflexive satire about the battle of the sexes in contemporary Cuba tells the story of an educated, liberal filmmaker who, in doing research for a film about the social problem of machismo in Cuban society, finds himself falling in love with the sexy, liberated Lina, a pioneering female dockworker
The Cuban masterworks collection Obras maestras del cine cubano ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un hombre de éxito (A successful man): Cuba's history before the Revolution is chronicled through the story of two brothers, one a revolutionary man of action, the other an unscrupulous politician trying to steer a treacherous middle path between opposing political ideas
Fresa y chocolate by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )
26 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"La historia de David y Diego es la historia de dos seres humanos en busca de un ámbito en el cual ser. El primero estudiante de ciencias sociales en la Universidad de la Habana, el segundo, un homosexual que vive por y para exaltar la Cultura Cubana"--Container
Memories of underdevelopment ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film was the first from post-revolutionary Cuba to be released in the United States. Set in the early sixties, it centers on a Europeanized Cuban intellectual critical of his bourgeois family for having left the country, but unable to overcome his alientation and become part of the new Cuban society. The "ultimate outsider," he contents himself by exploiting women, a metaphor for the colonization of Cuba. Documentary and semi-documentary footage are used to depict the "collective consciousness" of the revolutionary process. (Circulates)
Con el amor no se juega Don't fool with love ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The two way mirror: A young woman is about to wed the son of a prominent family embarks on a steamy romance when she discovers that she can see through time in her bedroom mirror. Saturday night thief: A lonely woman whose husband is away far too often finds hersefl strangely attracted to the bandit who breaks into her mansion. Far away: A tragic tale of ill-fated love
Tomás Gutiérrez Alea by José Antonio Evora( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in Spanish and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Memorias del subdesarrollo Inconsolable memories ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A study of Cuban society before and after the revolution as seen through the eyes of a man who is a landlord and self-styled writer
Far apart ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On April 11, 1956, destiny (and a trivial mistake) sabotaged a plan by two young lovers to elope. But when a letter arrives 35 years after it was mailed, Ofelia Rosales de Mendoza, once known as Ofelita "My Eyes," begins making inquiries into the whereabouts of her lost paramour, José Luna. The conflicting stories she hears from the people who knew them as teenagers only increase her confusion--until up walks the man himself, at the café where they were to rendezvous so many years ago
Dialéctica del espectador by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Book )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters from the park by Gabriel García Márquez( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in Spanish and English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Echoes Cyrano De Bergerac. A local poet helps two shy young lovers write passionate letters to each other. The poet's good deed soon turn into a triangle
The Last Supper La Ultima Cena ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1976 in Spanish and English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Havana at the end of the 18th century, a guilt-ridden count invites twelve of his plantation slaves to a "last supper" during which he attempts to teach them what he sees as the crucial elements of Christianity, namely, submissive obedience to their master and joy in suffering. When the count breaks his word, however, and forces the slaves to work the next day (Good Friday), they revolt and the count's punishment is swift and brutal
 
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Alternative Names
Alea, T. G.
Alea, T. G. 1928-1996
Alea, T. G. (Tomás Gutiérrez), 1928-1996
Alea, Tomás Gutiérrez.
Alea Tomás Gutiérrez 1928-1996
Gutiérrez-Alea, Tomas 1928-1996
Titón 1928-1996
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