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The Adventures of Juan Quin Quin (1967)

Las aventuras de Juan Quin Quin (original title)
The metamorphoses of Juan Quin Quin, in turns bullfighter, guerrilla fighter and sacristan.
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Júlio Martínez ...
Juan Quin Quin
Erdwin Fernández ...
Jachero
Adelaida Raymat ...
Teresa
Enrique Santisteban ...
Der Feind (as Enrique Santiesteban)
Agustín Campos
Blanca Contreras
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The metamorphoses of Juan Quin Quin, in turns bullfighter, guerrilla fighter and sacristan.

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2 October 1969 (Hungary)  »

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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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