WorldCat Identities

Vives, Camilo

Overview
Works: 50 works in 181 publications in 2 languages and 2,581 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Internet videos  Educational films  Religious films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer, Author, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Camilo Vives
The Last Supper by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

21 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Havana at the end of the 18th century, a guilt-ridden count invites twelve of his plantation slaves to a "last supper" during which he attempts to teach them what he sees as the crucial elements of Christianity, namely, submissive obedience to their master and joy in suffering. When the count breaks his word, however, and forces the slaves to work the next day (Good Friday), they revolt and the count's punishment is swift and brutal
Lista de espera = Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 368 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
Nada + by Juan Carlos Cremata Malberti( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lighthearted story of a Cuban postal worker and how she copes with her dreary life
Barrio Cuba( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at life and everyday struggles in Havana through three main stories -- when a woman dies in childbirth, the new father runs away; a lonely woman is courted by an older man, but can't forget her first love; a couple's relationship crumbles when they can't conceive a child
Lucia by Humberto Solás( Visual )

19 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the theme of women and revolution by following the lives of three different women named Lucia during three different revolutionary periods of Cuba's history; the Cuban War of Independence in 1895, the Machado era in the 1930's, and post-revolutionary Cuba of the 1960's
Suite Habana by Fernando Pérez Valdés( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 181 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 paraíso bajo las estrellas by Gerardo Chijona( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The lovers, Sissy and Sergio, are victims of their parents turbulent past as they become entangled in a love story filled with misfortune and serendipity. Sissy is the rebellious daughter of an ex-Tropicana singer who aspires to perform at the club against her father's wishes. Sergio, her handsome lover, might also be her brother, which is a problem until she discovers photographs of him in the arms of another woman."--Container
Che Guevara, donde nunca jamás se lo imaginan( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using archival film and photo materials, Cuban director Manuel Perez paints a personal portrait of Che Guevara, the legend and symbol of revolution
Momentos con Fidel( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuban director Rebeca Chávez uses archival film and audio material to create a collage of important moments in Castro's political and personal life, including his re-definition of Cuba's role after the collapse of the Communist Bloc. The shorts
Entre ciclones( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the hurricane season in Havana, Cuba, the need to find a new roof tangles Tomas into troublesome love relationships that threaten his job, his future, and his will to change his life
De cierta manera = Sort of by Sara Gómez Yera( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Esta película está basada en la historia de la construcción del Barrio de Miraflores en 1962 con el trabajo de los mismos que irían a habitar dicho lugar. Este es el comienzo de las ya muy famosas microbrigadas."--Container
Cuba, caminos de revolución( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 7-part summary of the Cuban revolution and history. Beginning with the story of Che Guevara's influence, it moves on to the events of 1959 and beyond, and then looks at the stream of exiles (from the Batistianos to Elian Gonzalez), the arts that make up Cuban culture, Cuba's civil and military aids to other countries, and the relationship between Fidel Castro and Cuba
Más ¡Vampiros en la Habana!( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to the 1985 animated feature film ¡Vampiros en la Habana!: The story takes place in sunny Havana, Cuba. In 1933 the scientist Von Drácula invented Vampisol, a drink that allowed vampires to live actively in sunlight. Capa Nostra of Chicago and Grupo European Vampire are rival gangs seeking to gain control of the Vampisol formula, but Pepe, the nephew of Von Drácula, broadcast the formula of Vampisol--free of charge--on Radio Vampire International. Now Pepe must face the Nazi vampires (whose aim is to use Vampisol for war) and to save his son, who has invented a more powerful Vampisol--Vampiyaba. The Yankee and Soviet vampire spies, as well as a Nazi vampire commander, disembark in Havana to take control of Vampiyaba and its creator. Everything seems lost, but the return of Von Drácula from the grave reestablishes the new world-wide order of vampires
Perfecto amor equivocado( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sex comedy centering on a Cuban novelist pushing his 50s whose mid-life crisis involves his wife, two mistresses, and a daughter dating a man older than her father. Dissects contemporary Cuban culture and social life
Strawberry and chocolate = fresa y chocolate by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Diego, a cultivated, homosexual and skeptical young man, falls in love with a young heterosexual communist full of prejudices and doctrinary ideas. First comes rejection and suspicion, but also fascination. This film is a story of a great friendship, that is, a great love between two men, which overcomes incomprehension and intolerance"--Internet Movie Database
El cuerno de la abundancia by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 14 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
Tiempo de morir by Jorge Alí Triana( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juan Sáyago returns to his home town after spending 18 years in jail for murder. Juan wants to settle into a peaceful old age with widow Mariana, but must first deal with Julián, the murdered man's vengeful eldest son
La mitad de Óscar = Half of Oscar( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Oscar works as a security guard at a semi-abandoned salt mine. His lonely days consist of riding his bike to work, putting on his uniform and his gun and contemplating the mountains of salt. Oscar's routine is interrupted when his aging grandfather is moved from a home to the hospital and Oscar discovers that his sister, Maria, whom he hasn't heard from in two years, will be coming to Almeria. To his bewilderment she arrives pregnant and with a boyfriend, Jean. The tension between brother and sister is silent but palpable. Maria does not want to get too close, but Oscar is determined to plumb the situation for more information."--Www.indiewire.com
De cierta manera : pelicula de largometraje sobre algunos personajes reales y otros de ficción = Sort of : about real people and fictitious ones( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a new housing project replacing a slum area just outside of Havana, three young people try to readjust their lives to the new social order of Fidel Castro's Cuba in this fascinating cinematic mix of documentary and fiction
Boleto al paraiso( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama which takes an unflinching look at one especially grim phenomenon of the "Special Period" in the early 1990s: young people who, having no other resources, deliberately infected themselves with AIDS to secure food and shelter at state-run sanatoriums
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.39 (from 0.27 for Barrio Cub ... to 0.80 for La mitad d ...)

Languages
Spanish (136)

English (1)