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Tabío, Juan Carlos 1943-

Overview
Works: 69 works in 402 publications in 6 languages and 3,368 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Road films  Coming-of-age films  Short films  Documentary films  Anthology films  Experimental films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, fmd, Performer, Author, Restager , Scenarist, Film editor, Other
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 )

126 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,432 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 )

53 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 991 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 )

48 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 454 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
Se permuta A house for swap by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gloria intercambia su vieja casa por un moderno apartamento en el Vedado, con el fin de alejar a su hija Yolanda e los asedios de un mecánico. Yolanda conoce a Guillermito, quien utiliza a Gloria para que elabore una "cadena de permutas" o trueque de casas, que culmine en la mansión soñada por él"--Container
Hasta cierto punto Up to a certain point by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 58 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
Demasiado miedo a la vida, o, Plaff Too afraid of life, or Splat! by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 54 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
7 días en La Habana by Benicio del Toro( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and French and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven directors offer their visions of contemporary Cuba in seven vignettes set in Havana
El elefante y la bicicleta( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 37 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
El cuerno de la abundancia by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 36 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
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
Fresa y chocolate, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea y Juan Carlos Tabío by Carlos Campa Marcé( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

..the story of David, an uptight macho communist student at Havana University, who shortly after breaking up with his girlfriend, runs into Diego, an extravagant gay artist with a streak of irreverance towards the Castro regime ... a tentative friendship between two opposites is born, mutually fascinated by their opposing beliefs but fundamentally like-minded beneath their conflicting prejudices
7 days in Havana( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 21 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
Aunque estés lejos by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about the film production industry in contemporary Cuba
Cuban cinema classics( Visual )

in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... showcases this island's world-acclaimed film tradition in a series of documentaries featuring Cuban people, places and politics."--Container
50 years of the Cuban revolution( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucia (159 min.): Set during three periods in Cuban history, the film portrays three different Lucias, emphasizing each Lucia's role as a woman in the social milieu of the period
Erdbeer und Schokolade( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guantanamera( )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eliseo alberto diego, tomas gutierrez alea
Jusqu'à un certain point by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Too afraid to live or splat! Demasiado miedo a la vida, o, Plaff by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

7 Tage in Havanna 7 Tage, 7 Regisseure( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in German and Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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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