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The Adventures of Juan Quin Quin (1967)
"Las aventuras de Juan Quin Quin" (original title)

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The metamorphoses of Juan Quin Quin, in turns bullfighter, guerrilla fighter and sacristan.

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Cast overview:
Júlio Martínez ...
Juan Quin Quin
Erdwin Fernández ...
Adelaida Raymat ...
Enrique Santisteban ...
Der Feind (as Enrique Santiesteban)
Agustín Campos
Blanca Contreras


The metamorphoses of Juan Quin Quin, in turns bullfighter, guerrilla fighter and sacristan.

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multiple roles in old Cuba
1 January 2012 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

"Las aventuras de Juan Quin Quin" focuses on a man (Julio Martínez) who takes on numerous personae, among them a bullfighter and a sacristan, in what appears to be pre-revolutionary Cuba. I assume that the movie is looking at the conditions that led to the revolution, but the whole thing is pretty vague. I don't know of any other movies that Julio García Espinosa directed -- although I assume that he directed more -- but a movie that I recommend that focuses on the conditions that led to the revolution is Mikhail Kalatozov's Soviet-Cuban co-production "I Am Cuba". Other Cuban movies that I recommend include "The Last Supper", "A Successful Man", "Strawberry and Chocolate" and "Nada". I hope to see the upcoming "Habanastation".

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