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Vídeo ICAIC

Overview
Works: 81 works in 139 publications in 1 language and 817 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Animated films  Juvenile works  Biography  Musical films 
Roles: Videographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Vídeo ICAIC
The Cuban masterworks collection Obras maestras del cine cubano ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 123 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
Amada ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cuenta la historia de una bella mujer atrapada en sí misma, en constante pugna con sus sentidos y sentimientos, a la vez que nos brinda pinceladas del entorno political y social de La Habana de 1914
Suite Habana ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows a simple day in the life of ten ordinary people of Havana. There are neither interviews nor dialogue nor narration: only images, sound and music to express cinematographically the everyday events of a peculiar and unique reality. Each of the characters represents the diversity of the social groups found in the city
La vida es silbar by Fernando Pérez Valdés ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story, set in contemporary Cuba, weaves the lives of three characters: Julia, Mariana and Elpidio. In a series of flashbacks, juxtapositions, magic realism, humor and strong sexual images, their life experiences are projected on the screen. By fate, all three meet at the Plaza de la Revolucion on Santa Barbara's Day or Chango, according to African folklore
Un Hombre de éxito A successful man by Humberto Solás ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of an opportunist from 1932 to 1959, his revolutionary brother, tragic mother, and sad loves
Lista de espera Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabío ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un grupo diverso de cubanos que incluye un ingeniero joven que va a una finca a trabajar, una mujer joven que va a reunirse con su prometido español, un ciego, una pareja de matrimonio cansado, y un funcionario del Partido con su familia, se encuentra sin transporte en una pequeña estación de autobuses en el centro de Cuba cuando su autobus viejo tiene una avería. El funcionario de marcha andando, pero los otros poco a poco descubren que su situación compartida les une de tal manera que cuando por fin pueden irse ya no quieren hacerlo
Hello, Hemingway by Fernando Pérez Valdés ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the little village of San Francisco de Paula, Hemingway touches the life of a young girl who lives in a shack near La Vigia farm where he lived for 20 years. Taking place in 1956, the story relates events in the lives of Larita, her family and friends
Se permuta by Juan Carlos Tabío ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 19 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
A Successful man un hombre de exito ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Elpidio Valdés ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elpidio Valdés is entrusted with a difficult and dangerous mission, that of bringing a shipment of arms from Tampa, in the U.S., to the Liberating Army. Together with Captain María Silva, his horse Palmiche and his compatriots in the Cuban Revolutionary party, he confronts his enemies, the Spanish colonists and the Americans that support them
Las doce sillas by tomas (director) Gutierrez alea ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Una rica anciana decide, antes de morir, esconder las joyas de la familia bajo el forro de una silla. Un ex-propietario y su ex-chofer, enterados del hecho, se entregan a una búsqueda desesperada del tesoro, lo que da lugar a divertidas situaciones e increíbles peripecias
Clandestinos by Fernando Pérez Valdés ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film portrays the personal story of a group of young Cuban revolutionaries in Havana against Fulgencio Batista's dictatorship during the period 1956-1958. It also depicts the role of young Cuban women in the guerrilla warfare that preceded Castro's revolutionary movement and his entry into La Havana in 1959
Amor vertical by Arturo Sotto Díaz ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this irreverent look at life in modern-day Cuba, two young lovers defy all odds to find a way to be together. Estela is an architecture student who is so disillusioned by the housing situation in Havana that she tries to commit suicide. She is taken to the hospital, where she meets Ernesto, a nurse who sometimes pretends to be a psychiatrist in order to seduce female patients
Le siècle des lumières ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three young aristocratic cousins in 18th century Havana befriend an idealistic French merchant, Victor who protects them from various troubles, ultimately exposing the crooked financial agent who manages their inheritance. The epic political adventure converges on the Haitian revolution the populist revolts in Paris, Freemason plots and peasant uprisings in Spain. Victor gains political and military power in these turbulent times, his activities crisscrossing the lives of the cousins, including former lover Sophie
Las profecías de Amanda ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little girl is found to have the power of prophecy. In a series of vignettes, the film follows her through her life as a prophetess in the realm of "espiritismo," a blend of fortune-telling mixed with Catholic and Afro-Cuban religions
Adorables mentiras by Gerardo Chijona ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the encounter of a promising screenwriter and a woman who fantasizes about becoming the star of his next film. As the two pursue their affair, they enter into a fantasy film that in the end will never be made
La Bella del Alhambra The Belle of the "Alhambra" ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rachel works as a chrous girl in a carnival atmosphere where dancers are expected to be prostitutes. She aspires to perform in the Alhambra, a theater for fine talent. The film recreates the atmosphere of Havana theater life in the 1920s and 1930s
Vampiros en la Habana Vampires in Havana ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La historia de un vampiro tocador de trompeta quien se crió con un suero que hace que los vampiros pueden funcionar durante el día. Bandas de vampiros europeos y americanos combaten por controlar este suero
Una novia para David ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young Cuban begins an amorous pursuit of his high school's beauty but finds himself falling for the honesty and charm of a less attractive girl
Memorias del subdesarrollo Memories of underdevelopment by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 13 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 political milieu
 
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Languages
Spanish (49)