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Author: León IchasoMiguel Gutiérrez, (Actor)Adrián MasTamara MeliánAlfredo TriffAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : New Yorker Films, [2012]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : SpanishView all editions and formats
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A balsero (rafter) flees from Cuban dreams gone wrong and lands in a Miami of no return, where desperation to change his life leads him to commit despicable acts. A controversial and subversive taste of an imagined freedom, Paraiso explores generational and class divides within the Cuban exile community seldom addressed in cinema. This movie, part thriller, part drama, part existential romance, explodes with heart,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Foreign language films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Drama
Spanish language materials
Teatro
Named Person: León Ichaso
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: León Ichaso; Miguel Gutiérrez, (Actor); Adrián Mas; Tamara Melián; Alfredo Triff; David Birke; Camino Verde Films.; New Yorker Films.
ISBN: 1567305040 9781567305043
OCLC Number: 785633504
Language Note: Spanish dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Based on 'Paradise' by León Ichaso & David Birke.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: interviews ; on set photo gallery ; theatrical trailers, short film J.R.S. by Mari Rodríguez Ichaso, press kit in PDF format.
Credits: Directors of photography, Henry Vargas, Henry Lynk ; editor, Juan Carolos Garza, Sebastián Jiménez ; original score, Alfredo Triff.
Cast: Miguel Gutierrez, Adrian Mas, Tamara Melian, Lili Rentería, Ariel Texido, Juan David Ferrer.
Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC ; 5.1 surround sound ; widescreen (1.78:1).
Other Titles: Paraiso (Motion picture : 2009)
Responsibility: Camino Verde films production ; a León Ichaso film ; written, produced and directed by León Ichaso ; produced by Lisa Rhoden Boyd.

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A balsero (rafter) flees from Cuban dreams gone wrong and lands in a Miami of no return, where desperation to change his life leads him to commit despicable acts. A controversial and subversive taste of an imagined freedom, Paraiso explores generational and class divides within the Cuban exile community seldom addressed in cinema. This movie, part thriller, part drama, part existential romance, explodes with heart, color, and music.

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