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Memorias del subdesarrollo = Memories of underdevelopment /
El Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos presenta ; realización, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea ; producción, Miguel Mendoza.
Two-DVD special edition.
[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018]
2 videodiscs (98 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert (19 cm)
1681434946, 9781681434940
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[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018]
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Disc one: Memorias del subdesarrollo -- Theatrical trailer
Disc two, Special features: B. Ruby Rich and José Antonio Évora (interview with the film critics; 2018) -- Edmundo Desnoes (interview with the author of the novel Memorias del subdesarrollo; 2018) -- Titón : from Havana to "Guantanamera" (documentary by Mirtha Ibarra, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, presenting his life and career; 2008) -- Tomás Gutiérrez Alea (segment from an audio interview with the director by Silvia Oroz for her 1989 book about the director) -- Daisy Granados (segment of an interview with the actress recorded for the Visual History Program at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; 2017) -- Nelson Rodríguez (segment of an interview with the film editor recorded for the Visual History Program at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; 2017)
credits note
Director of photography, Ramón F. Suárez ; editing, Nelson Rodríguez ; music, Leo Brouwer ; screenplay by Edmundo Desnoes and Tomás Gutiérrez Alea.
general note
Based on the novel by Edmundo Desnoes.
Includes a foldout insert with an essay by author Joshua Jelly-Schapiro.
New 4K restoration by the Cineteca di Bologna.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1968.
Title from title frame.
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UTM: No folded insert.
Sergio Corrieri, Daisy Granados, Eslinda Núñez, Omar Valdés, René de la Cruz.
Sergio, a bourgeois intellectual Cuban, is alone after the departure of his wife, parents and friends in the wake of the Bay of Pigs incident. Now in a brave new world, Sergio observes the constant threat of foreign invasion while chasing young women all over Havana before finally meeting Elena, a young virgin girl he seeks to mold into the image of his ex-wife, but at what cost to himself?
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Spanish dialogue (Dolby digital mono); optional English subtitles.
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DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9 presentation; 1.66:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital 1.0.

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