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The Resource Que viva Mexico!, Mosfilm Studio ; Sergei Eisenstein's restored masterwork, (videorecording)

Que viva Mexico!, Mosfilm Studio ; Sergei Eisenstein's restored masterwork, (videorecording)

Label
Que viva Mexico!
Title
Que viva Mexico!
Statement of responsibility
Mosfilm Studio ; Sergei Eisenstein's restored masterwork
Title variation
  • Thunder over Mexico
  • Da zdravstvuet Meksika
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • rus
  • eng
  • rus
Summary
  • Que viva Mexico: A film document of the history of Mexico, presented in four novellas: Sandunga, an exposition of Tehuantepec jungles and the peaceful lifestyles of their inhabitants; Manguei, a love story about a poor peon and his bride; Fiesta, devoted to bullfighting and romantic love; and Soldadera, a portrayal of the 1910 revolution in Mexico as depicted in the frescoes of Siqueiros, Rivera, and Orosco
  • Romance sentimentale: Eisenstein's first sound film, this experimental 1930 short is a dazzling symphony of images and sounds, made in collaboration with Alexandrov and Tisse
  • Misery and fortune of woman: A 20 minute excerpt from an ultra-rare 1929 film by Eisenstein, Alexandrov and Tisse intended to encourage legal and sanitary birth/abortion clinics in Europe. A dramatization of the plight of working class women
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Cataloging source
YOU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, Sergei Eisenstein ; writers, Grigori Aleksandrov and Sergei Eisenstein ; cinematographer, Eduard Tisse; producer/editor, Grigori Aleksandrov
Language note
In Russian with English subtitles
Runtime
85
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Que viva Mexico!, Mosfilm Studio ; Sergei Eisenstein's restored masterwork, (videorecording)
Label
Que viva Mexico!, Mosfilm Studio ; Sergei Eisenstein's restored masterwork, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Special features: Que Viva clippings: a sampling of texts pertaining to the production and release of Que Viva Mexico ; Romance sentimentale (20 min) and Misery and fortune of woman (20 min. excerpt)
  • Based on: Que viva Mexico! / Sergei Eisenstein
  • Previously issued in less complete version under title: Thunder over Mexico
  • Also released as: Da zdravstvuet Meksika
  • Reconstructed by Grigori Aleksandrov and Nikita Orlov in 1979 from materials directed by Sergei Eisenstein in 1931
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Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
{'f': 'http://opac.lib.rpi.edu/record=b1535150'}
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

Library Locations

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