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Films By Tomás Gutierrez

The story unfolds in the hamlet of Fonds Rouge in Haiti during the Forties. Manuel, a young country­man, returns to his native village after having spent some years in Cuba as a cane cutter. He finds the countryside devastated by a long drought, which the inhabitants either accept ... Read more
This film, of the final days of uprising against the Batista regime, first emphasizes the way ordinary people began to realise that violence was the only way before it turns attention to deeds of heroism among the mountain guerillas: finally it sweeps back to the streets of Havana and the final ... Read more
This is the first colour film from Cuban director Tomas Alea, who made Memories of Underdevelopment in 1968. His latest film is about a negro slave revolt on a sugar plantation in the late eighteenth century. ... During Easter Week, the plantation owner comes from Havana to perform a religious ... Read more
A writer preparing the screenplay for a film about machismo in modern Cuba conducts his research amongst the waterside ... workers in Havana. He expects to find there a contradiction between masculine arrogance and good revolutionary values. ... Women also work on the Havana docks, and he becomes ... Read more
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