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Vídeo ICAIC

Overview
Works: 89 works in 150 publications in 2 languages and 834 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

Amada: Set in Havana in 1914, as World War I begins. Amada, a young conservative bourgeois woman unhappily married to an ambitious politician, and tied to obsolete values, falls passionately in love with her cousin Marcial, a young nonconformist who tries unsuccessfully to shake her out of her traditionalism with tragic results
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

Un día simple en la vida de diez habaneros comunes. No hay entrevistas, ni diálogos ni narración: sólo imágenes, sonidos y música para expresar cinematográficamente el día a día de una realidad peculiar y única. Cada uno de los personajes representa la curiosa diversidad de los grupos sociales que se mueven en la ciudad. Porque no hay una sola Habana: hay muchas Habanas invisibles y distintas para vivir
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 of a group of Havana bohemians looking for love: Bebe, an 18-year-old Cuban who was raised in an orphanage and her two best friends, petty thief Elpidio and aspiring dancer Mariana
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 Albert Barille( 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 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
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
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

Rachel works as a chorus 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
Hello, Hemingway by Fernando Pérez Valdés( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 16 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
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
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 1950's
Clandestinos by Fernando Pérez Valdés( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Representación ficticia desde la resistencia cubana al régimen de Bautista al comienzo de los años 50
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

The film is based on a real life story. It depicts Amanda, a simple and popular figure who since childhood has the gift of seeing the present, the past, and future of people she knows and others she has never seen before. Her gift provokes the interest, but also the fear of psychologists, journalists, friends, and relatives. All are amazed by Amanda's exceptional paranormal experiences. These experiences are considered "normal" within the Caribbean religious environment, but would be seen as an example of magic realism from outside the area
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
Antología de Santiago Alvarez( Visual )

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

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
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

A peasant farmer becomes a soldier in the Cuban revolution in this offbeat adventure comedy. His healthy cynicism towards the police, wealthy landlords, and the government serves him well after he joins up with a female guerilla. He rises to become a lieutenant as he waits for the signal for the rebellion to begin
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
 
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Languages
Spanish (55)

French (1)