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Vídeo ICAIC

Overview
Works: 88 works in 151 publications in 2 languages and 837 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Road films  Animated films  Historical films  Documentary films  War films  Vampire films 
Roles: Videographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 125 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 by Humberto Solás( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about politics and an illicit affair in the lives of an aristocratic Cuban family in Havana during the early part of the 20th century as a young housewife falls in love with her leftwing journalist cousin
Suite Habana by Fernando Pérez Valdés( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 43 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
Un Hombre de éxito = A successful man by Humberto Solás( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of an opportunist from 1932 to 1959, his revolutionary brother, tragic mother, and sad loves
La vida es silbar by Fernando Pérez( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 20 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
Se permuta = A house for swap 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
Le siècle des lumières by Humberto Solás( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Spanish and French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young aristocratic cousins in 18th-century Havana befriend a French merchant who protects them from various intrigues and introduces them to the ideas of the French Enlightenment and Revolution. An epic adventure ensues, connecting their lives through the Haitian revolution, populist revolts in Paris, Freemason plots and peasant uprisings in Spain
La Bella del Alhambra = The Belle of the "Alhambra"( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Machado dictatorship is seen through the eyes of Rachel, a woman who remembers her struggle and sacrifices to become a star burlesque entertainer at the Alhambra, a popular club for male viewers only. Many scenes from the burlesque musical theater of Cuba are intermingled with scenes from Rachel's life as she rises from obscure poverty to acclaim. The viewer is painfully aware of the limited options available to women at this time in history, yet the protagonist is determined to perform on her own terms. The film is full of political references providing a credible historical representation of the late 1920s and early 1930s
Lista de espera = Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 16 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 )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Havana 1950s. Larita loves Elvis, Ernest Hemingway and her rebellious friend Victor. But Victor is more concerned with the turbulent political situation in Cuba than Larita's likes and dreams. Hoping to study in the United States, she quickly discovers that her origins and poverty work against her. In spite of her obstacles she is inspired by her own rich fantasy world. A story written by Hemingway becomes her own story of striving for a better future
Historias de la revolución by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three dramatizations of the events in Cuba during the 1950s
Del otro lado del cristal( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on "Operacion Peter Pan," during which thousands of Cuban children left Havana for Miami without their parents between 1960-1962
The twelve chairs by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 15 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
Clandestinos by Fernando Pérez Valdés( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 14 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
Las profecías de Amanda by Pastor Vega( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 14 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
Antología de Santiago Alvarez( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vampiros en la Habana = Vampires in Havana by Juan Padrón( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a vampire trumpet player who has been raised on a serum which allows vampires to function during the day. European and American vampire mobs battle for control of this formula
Amor vertical by Arturo Sotto Díaz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 13 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
Adorables mentiras by Gerardo Chijona( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 12 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
Aventuras de Juan Quin Quin = The adventures of Juan Quin Quin by Julio García Espinosa( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un granjero campesino se hace soldado en la revolución cubana en esta comedia excéntrica de aventura. Su cinismo sano hacia la policía, los propietarios ricos, y el gobierno le sirve bien después de que se reune con una guerilla mujer. Llega a ser un teniente mientras espera la señal de que la rebelión empieze
 
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Languages
Spanish (55)

French (1)