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Metal y melancolía = Metaal en melancholie

Author: Heddy HonigmannSuzanne van VoorstPeter DelpeutVPRO.Ariel Film.All authors
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : First Run/Icarus Films, [200-?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : SpanishView all editions and formats
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Metal and melancholy is an unusual road-movie in documentary form. A journey through the art of survival with taxi-drivers of Lima, Peru: teachers, economists, actors, agents of the secret service, housewives -- all of them dreamers, all of them fighters, all of them taxi-drivers -- earning a bit (extra) on their way to possibly a better future.
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Genre/Form: Documentary videos
DVD-Video discs
Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Road films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Heddy Honigmann; Suzanne van Voorst; Peter Delpeut; VPRO.; Ariel Film.; First Run/Icarus Films.
OCLC Number: 173205718
Language Note: Spanish with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced in 1993.
Credits: Camera, Stef Tijdink ; editors, Jan Hendriks, Danniel Danniel.
Awards: Grand Prix, 1994 Cinéma du Réel.
Johnny Jordaan Prize, 1994 Amsterdam Art Fund.
Golden Dove and Mercedes-Benz Award, 1994 Leipzig Film Festival.
Description: 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Metal and melancholy
Responsibility: VPRO Televisión presenta una producción Ariel Film ; una película de Heddy Honigmann ; productora, Suzanne Van Voorst ; guión, Heddy Honigmann, Peter Delpeut ; dirección, Heddy Honigmann.

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Metal and melancholy is an unusual road-movie in documentary form. A journey through the art of survival with taxi-drivers of Lima, Peru: teachers, economists, actors, agents of the secret service, housewives -- all of them dreamers, all of them fighters, all of them taxi-drivers -- earning a bit (extra) on their way to possibly a better future.

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Metal and Melancholy

(EMRO user published 2007-11-28 ) Very Good Permalink
<blockquote>“You have to be ingenious to survive the crisis.” Taxi Cab Driver, Lima Peru</blockquote>

During the early 1990’s the Peruvian economy went through a harsh economic crisis. In order to combat the financial stress, members of the middle class used their personal vehicles...
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