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La vida es silbar

Author: Rafael ReyHumberto JiménezFernando PérezEduardo del LlanoLuis Alberto GarciaAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : New Yorker Video, [2002]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Spanish : [Widescreen version]View all editions and formats
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Three characters in present-day Havana must choose between clinging to their self-restricting beliefs, or getting rid of them to live more freely. Ballerina Mariana has promised God celibacy if she gets the role of "Giselle"; social-worker Julia always faints after hearing a certain word; and pot-smoking percussionist Elpidio was abandoned by his mother, coincidentally named Cuba, some time ago and has not yet  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Motion pictures, Cuban
Feature films
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rafael Rey; Humberto Jiménez; Fernando Pérez; Eduardo del Llano; Luis Alberto Garcia; Isabel Santos; Coralia Veloz; Rolando Brito; Bebe Pérez; Claudia Rojas Mira; Raul Perez Ureta; Julia Yip; Edisio Alejandro; Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica.; Wanda Distribución de Films.; New Yorker Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1567302521 9781567302523
OCLC Number: 48807962
Language Note: Spanish dialogue, English subtitles.
Notes: Information from pre-release promotional materials; release date: Feb. 12, 2002.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1998.
Special features: original theatrical trailer.
Credits: Cinamatographer, Raul Perez Ureta ; editor, Julia Yip ; music, Edesio Alejandro.
Cast: Luis Alberto Garcia, Isabel Santos, Coralia Veloz, Rolando Brito, Bebe Pérez, Claudia Rojas.
Awards: Havana Film Festival, 1998: Best Film, Best Director (Fernando Pérez), Best Actress (Claudia Rojas), Best Cinematography (Raúl Pérez Ureta)
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Life is to whistle
Responsibility: Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos ; un coproduccion con Wanda Distribucion de Filmes ; producer, Rafael Rey ; writers, Humberto Jiménez, Fernando Pérez, Eduardo del Llano ; director, Fernando Pérez.

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Three characters in present-day Havana must choose between clinging to their self-restricting beliefs, or getting rid of them to live more freely. Ballerina Mariana has promised God celibacy if she gets the role of "Giselle"; social-worker Julia always faints after hearing a certain word; and pot-smoking percussionist Elpidio was abandoned by his mother, coincidentally named Cuba, some time ago and has not yet gotten over the loss.

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