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Tabío, Juan Carlos 1943-

Overview
Works: 89 works in 397 publications in 6 languages and 3,380 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Anthology films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Restager , Author, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Juan Carlos Tabío
 
Most widely held works by Juan Carlos Tabío
Fresa y chocolate Strawberry and chocolate by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

48 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Cuban film details the unusual relationship between the flamboyant, educated Diego (Jorge Perugorría) and the young, homophobic, pro-Revolution David (Vladimir Cruz). Miserable at being dumped by his girlfriend, David at first spurns the attentions of Diego; however, at the prompting of his Communist roommate, Miguel (Francisco Gattorno), he cultivates an acquaintanceship with Diego in order to investigate his liberal leanings. Of course, Diego's cultured ways prove fascinating to the younger man and a true friendship grows. Add the slightly crazy neighbor Nancy (Mirta Ibarra), who frequently attempts suicide, as romantic fodder for David, and this playful drama becomes a heartwarming film
Guantanamera by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

63 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bureaucrat gets the opportunity to test his scheme for transporting dead bodies around the island when his aunt dies [c.f. Halliwell's]
Lista de espera Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

39 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rundown bus station in rural Cuba becomes the backdrop for romance and miracles in Juan Carlos Tabio's blend of magical realism and social commentary
Fresa y chocolate by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 135 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. Uno se abre al complejo mundo de las relaciones interpersonales. El otro lucha por ser reconocido y no discriminado por sus preferencias sexuales."--Envase
Strawberry & chocolate [Fresa y chocolate]( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of two new friends, a young man learns everything there is to know about things not taught in school
Se permuta by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloria, la madre de Yolanda, cambia su casa vieja en Guanabacoa por un apartamento moderno en Vedado para mantener a Yolanda a distancia de su novio, pero los planes de Gloria pronto fallan
Erdbeer & Schokolade( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Havanna in den 90er Jahren: In einem Eiscafe trifft der systemkritische Künstler Diego auf den naiven Studenten David. Während der schwule Diego darauf hofft, den schönen Jung-kommunisten ins Bett zu bekommen, wittert der linientreue David die Chance, einen Staats-feind zu entlarven. Zwischen den beiden entwickeln sich leidenschaftliche Debatten über persönliche und politische Freiheiten. Unter Diegos Einfluss beginnt Davids Idealbild vom System zu bröckeln. Bald verbindet die beiden eine tiefe Freundschaft, so dasss die ursprünglichen Ziele - Verführung auf der einen, Bespitzelung auf der anderen Seite - völlig an Bedeutung verlieren. Doch dann erhält Diego Berufsverbot (Quelle: Stauffacher)
Hasta cierto punto Up to a point( Visual )

in Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mientras trabaja en una película sobre el machismo entre los obreros del puerto, Oscar un director de cine, conoce a Lina, madre soltera y trabajadora portuaria, cuya experiencia de vida piensa utilizar para modelar al personaje protagónico de su película. El diálogo y la cercanía hacen que se establezca una relación entre ambos. A partir de ese momento, Oscar tendrá que enfrentar una realidad que no llega a comprender del todo por sus propias contradicciones"--Container
El cuerno de la abundancia by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rumor spreads of a vast inheritance with a tall tale involving nuns, pirate treasure and the Bank of England. Although initially sceptical about the promises of money for nothing, Bernadito and many others in the small town become convinced they're due a portion of the loot
El elefante y la bicicleta( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to his home in 1925 to an island off the Cuban coast, an ex-con brings a silent film projector and a print of Robin Hood with him. All the islanders flock to enjoy this new experience. But with revolution in the air, repeated viewings of the film give it a new meaning in the eyes of its audience: they see a drama in which they, as underdogs, rise up against the capitalists, represented by the island's unpopular landowners
Filmmaking( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains three short films from Cuba's national film institute, ICAIC. Newsreel 49 heralds the beginning of Cuba's revolutionary cinema. Images of the icons of major Hollywood studios give way to Cuban faces and places as the soundtrack blasts Rock around the clock. Octavio Cortázar's For the first time documents the use of mobile cinemas to bring moving pictures to campesinos far from the movie houses of Havana. Dolly back, by Juan Carlos Tabío probes the limits of filmmaking through the film-within-a-film trope
Demasiado miedo a la vida, o, Plaff Too afraid of life, or Splat!( Visual )

in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comedic film gives a nonconformist view about everything. The heroine is constantly attacked by a mysterious hand that throws eggs at her house. Limited by her prejudices and fears and incapable of finding a way out of her internal conflicts, she comes to a tragic and unexpected end. Apparently a comedy, Tabío also shows and criticizes real characters and situations of contemporary Cuban society
Fresa y chocolate, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea y Juan Carlos Tabío by Carlos Campa Marcé( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En kritisk analyse af filmen Fresa y chocolate (Jordbær og chokolade), instrueret af Tomás Gutiérrez Alea og Juan Carlos Tabio
Liste d'attente = Lista de espera by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in French and Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emilio, jeune ingénieur au chômage, arrive dans la petite gare routière d'une vielle de Cuba. Des dIzaines de passagers attendent l'arrivée d'un car qui pourrait les emmener. Le bus arrive mais ne pourra pas repartir comme prévu pour cause de panne. Les voyageurs sont donc contraints de passer la nuit ensemble. Au fil des heures, la tension s'apaise et chacun tente d'apporter son aide pour réparer le car et améliorer les conditions de séjour de la petite communauté en faisant preuve de générosité et de solidarité. Peut-être referont-ils, à leur manière, leur propre révolution
Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rundown bus station in rural Cuba becomes the backdrop for romance and miracles in Juan Carlos Tabio's blend of magical realism and social commentary
7 days in Havana( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set over seven days and featuring films from seven renowned directors, this film will transport you to the bars, harbours and beaches of Havana, offering a tantalising behind-the-scenes insight into Cuban life.--Container
7 días en La Habana by Benicio del Toro( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven directors offer their visions of contemporary Cuba in seven vignettes set in Havana
Se permuta A house for swap( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yolanda's mother Gloria exchanges their old house in Guanabacoa for a modern apartment in Vedado to keep Yolanda away from her boyfriend. In Vedado, Yolanda meets Guillermito, an opportunist who becomes her boyfriend and uses Gloria in an elaborate scheme of exchanges that bring him his dream mansion
Plaf, o, Demasiado miedo a la vida by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A religious and superstitious middle-aged woman falls in love with a taxi driver while trying to learn the identity of the mysterious person tossing eggs at her
Aunque estés lejos by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about the film production industry in contemporary Cuba
 
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Rey, Juan Carlos Tabío.

Rey, Juan Carlos Tabío 1943-

Tabío Rey, Juan Carlos.

Tabío Rey, Juan Carlos 1943-

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