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Video capture of Víctor Ibarra Cruz

Date produced: 1971

Filmmaker(s):

Eduardo Carrasco Zanini

Languages:

Spanish

Length:

21 minutes 55 seconds

Format:

Super8

Colour:

Colour

Sound Notes:

Unknown

Awards/Recognition:

Luis Buñuel Award of the Second Independent National Film Contest 1971

Description:

"Era una película muy sencilla, filmada al estilo de cine directo, que seguía los pasos y la vida de un personaje urbano singular: un hombre que acompañado de su perro recorre las calles de la ciudad, las barriadas miserables. La cinta lograba momentos de una gran intimidad al mostrar la vida de este paria solitario y marginal, como aquel en que comparte con su perro un pastel para celebrar su cumpleaños en la soledad de su cuarto" (Vázquez Mantecón, 2012)


"It was a very simple film, made in the style of direct cinema, that followed the steps and the life of a singular urban character: a man that in the company of his dog walks through the city streets, the miserable neighborhoods. The film achieved moments of great intimacy by showing the life of this lonely and marginal pariah, like the moment when he shares a cake with his dog to celebrate his birthday in the loneliness of his room" (Vázquez Mantecón, 2012)

Resources:

Vázquez Mantecón, Álvaro. El Cine Super 8 en México 1970-1989 . Filmoteca UNAM, 2012. Find this book in Filmoteca UNAM Docs

This film appears in the DVD anthology Superocheros. Filmoteca UNAM, Mexico City, 2008.

Locations:

  • Mexico City (Filming)

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