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Tomás Gutiérrez Alea (1928–1996)

Cuba's greatest and best-known director, Tomas Gutierrez Alea fell in love with cinema at an early age, began as a documentarian much influenced by Italian neorealism and came into his own as an artist during Fidel Castro's regime. Over the years he has evinced a fondness for both historical and contemporary fables, invariably politically pointed ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 67) in Havana, Cuba

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 1995 Guantanamera
 1991 Contigo en la distancia (Short)
 1978 One Way or Another (Documentary)
 1977 La sexta parte del mundo (Documentary)
 1964 Cumbite
 1962 Las doce sillas (as Tomás G. Alea)
 1962 Death to the Invader (Documentary short)
 1960 General Assembly (Documentary short)
 1959 Esta tierra nuestra (Documentary)
 1955 El mégano (Documentary short)
 1950 Una confusión cotidiana (Short)
 1947 El faquir
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Dialectica del espectador" ("The Viewer's Dialectic").

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Alternate Names:

T.G. Alea | Tomás G. Alea
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Trivia:

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 14-20. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988. See more »

Nickname:

Titon

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