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Vídeo ICAIC

Overview
Works: 85 works in 145 publications in 1 language and 842 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Coming-of-age films  Documentary films  Animated films  Children's 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 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 64 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 Prez Valds( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 39 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 Prez Valds( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 23 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
Un Hombre de éxito A successful man by Humberto Sols( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of an opportunist from 1932 to 1959, his revolutionary brother, tragic mother, and sad loves
A Successful man un hombre de exito( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 19 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
Hello, Hemingway by Fernando Prez Valds( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 18 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
Se permuta by Juan Carlos Tabo( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 18 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
Lista de espera Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabo( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 18 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
Clandestinos by Fernando Prez Valds( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 17 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 doce sillas by tomas (director) Gutierrez alea( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 15 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
Elpidio Valdés( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Elpidio lives among beautiful mountains and trees, surrounded by animals. His father has taught him from a child to love his country, and as a man he fights for the independence of Cuba. Together with the squad and Palmiche, his loyal horse, he proves his valor in innumerable adventures
La bella del 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
Le siècle des lumières( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 14 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
Amor vertical by Arturo Sotto Daz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 14 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
Las profecías de Amanda( 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
Historias de la revolución by Toms Gutirrez Alea( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three dramatizations of the events in Cuba during the 1950's
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
Memorias del subdesarrollo Memories of underdevelopment by Toms Gutirrez Alea( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un dueño burgués decide quedarse en Cuba después de la revolución y tiene que examinar su vida y sus valores en un entorno social y político nuevo
Hasta cierto punto by Toms Gutirrez Alea( Visual )

3 editions published in 1983 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un triángulo amoroso que sorprenderá al espectador con un inesperado final
 
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Spanish (51)