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Cabeza de Vaca

Author: Nicolás EchevarriaGuillermo SheridanJuan DiegoDaniel Giménez CachoRoberto SosaAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : New Horizons Home Video, [1993]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : SpanishView all editions and formats
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In 1528 a Spanish expedition founders off the coast of Florida. 600 lives are lost. One survivor, Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca, roams across the American continent searching for his Spanish comrades. Instead he discovers the Iguase, an ancient Indian tribe. Over the next eight years, Cabeza de Vaca learns their mystical culture, becoming a healer--and a leader. But soon this New World collides with the Old World as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Foreign language films
Drama
Named Person: Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca; Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolás Echevarria; Guillermo Sheridan; Juan Diego; Daniel Giménez Cacho; Roberto Sosa; Carlos Castañón; Rafael Cruz, (Producer); Jorge Sánchez; Julio Solórzano Foppa; Bertha Navarro; Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca; Producciones Iguana.; Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía.; Televisión Española.; Sociedad Estatal para la Ejecución de Programas del Quinto Centenario (Spain); Fondo de Fomento a la Calidad Cinematográfica.; Channel Four (Great Britain); American Playhouse Theatrical Films.; Grupo Alica.; New Horizons Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 41043213
Language Note: In Spanish with English subtitles.
Notes: Based on the book: Naufragios / by Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1990.
Credits: Director of photography, Guillermo Navarro; editor, Rafael Castenedo; music, Mario Lavista.
Cast: Juan Diego, Daniel Gimenez Cacho, Roberto Sosa, Carlos Castanon.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 108 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; stereo.
Responsibility: Producciones Iguana ; in co-produccion with Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografia, Televisión Española, S.A., Sociedad Estatal Quinto Centenario, Fondo de Fomento a la Calidad Cinematográfica, Channel Four Television, American Playhouse Theatrical Films, Grupo Alica ... present a Nicolás Echevarria film ; screenplay, Guillermo Sheridan, Nicolás Echevarria ; producers, Rafael Cruz, Jorge Sánchez, Julio Solórzano Foppa, Bertha Navarro ; director, Nicholás Eshevarria.

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In 1528 a Spanish expedition founders off the coast of Florida. 600 lives are lost. One survivor, Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca, roams across the American continent searching for his Spanish comrades. Instead he discovers the Iguase, an ancient Indian tribe. Over the next eight years, Cabeza de Vaca learns their mystical culture, becoming a healer--and a leader. But soon this New World collides with the Old World as Spanish conquistadors seek to enslave the Indians, and Cabeza de Vaca must confront his own people and his past.

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