WorldCat Identities

Vives, Camilo

Works: 48 works in 97 publications in 2 languages and 2,182 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Biographical films  Short films  Biography  Romance films 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Camilo Vives
Lista de espera = Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 343 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 )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 272 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 )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A composition of three separate films about women named Lucia. Each lives in a distinct period of Cuban history: during the war of Cuban independence from Spain (1895); the end of the dictatorship of Gerardo Machado (1933); and the period of the post-revolutionary literary campaign (1961). (Does not circulate)
Suite Habana by Fernando Pérez Valdés( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A city symphony showing 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
Che Guevara, donde nunca jamás se lo imaginan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 94 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
Un paraíso bajo las estrellas by Gerardo Chijona( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 87 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
Momentos con Fidel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 75 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 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of survival and triumph of the human spirit-between hurricanes. It is the middle of a hurricane season in Havana, Cuba. after a hurricane, 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. Tomas is a good looking electric student wants to do the right thing, but it seems everywhere he turns, the beautiful seductive women in his life, hs boss, family, and friends, all keep pulling him in different directions. It doesn't help that Tomas is trying to find his way in the middle of hurricane season constantly threatening his hopes and dreams
De cierta manera = Sort of( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Esta película está basada en la historia de la construcción del Barrio del Miraflores en 1962 con el trabajo de los mismos que irían a habitar dicho lugare"--Disc jacket
Más ¡Vampiros en la Habana!( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 18 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 )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 16 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
Cuba, caminos de revolución( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 8 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
La mitad de Óscar = Half of Oscar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 7 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."
Boleto al paraiso( Visual )

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

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 sanitoriums
La Mafia en La Habana( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Direct testimonies by croupiers, henchmen, revolutionaries, ex-holders of important positions with Cuban governments before and after the Revolution, as well as with the occasional musician, bring us into to the world of near-mythical characters such as Lucky Luciano and Meyer Lansky in this history of organized crime in Cuba. Through the testimonies of these witnesses to that late-night, behind-the-scenes world, we also see just how far the American Mafia was ready to go in its attempts to recover the "Havana Empire."
De cierta manera pelicula de largometraje sobre algunos personajes reales y otros de ficción = Sort of : about real people and fictitious ones( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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