By Peter H. Rist
The Historical Dictionary of South American Cinema covers the lengthy background of cinema in Portuguese-speaking Brazil and the 9 Spanish-speaking nations. those movies comprise Los tres berretines, Prisioneros de los angeles tierra, l. a. balandra Isabel llegó esta tarde, los angeles hora de los hornos, El chacal de Nahueltoro, l. a. teta asustada, Abrir puertas y ventanas, El secreto de sus ojos, and NO.
This is finished via a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an intensive bibliography. The dictionary part has over three hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on administrators, manufacturers, performers, motion pictures, movie studios and genres. This booklet is a wonderful entry element for college kids, researchers, and an individual eager to recognize extra in regards to the South American Cinema.
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Bolivia: Ruiz directs an important feature documentary, La vertiente (The Source). Brazil: A record 41 feature films are produced. Venezuela: Román Chalbaud directs his first feature film, Caín adolescente (The Adolescence of Cain). The country’s military dictatorship comes to an end. 1959 Argentina: The Festival Internacional de Cine de Mar del Plata becomes a competitive festival, the first one in the Americas to be accredited by FIAPF. Venezuela: Margot Benecerraf’s feature-length documentary, Araya (1959), wins an award at Cannes.
1919 Brazil: Italian immigrant Gilberto Rossi founds Rossi Films in São Paulo, where he produces documentaries directed by Arturo Carrari and fiction films directed by Spaniard José Medina: Exemplo Regenerador (Moralizing Example) and Como Deus Castiga (When God Punishes). The Azarri cinema school is opened in São Paulo. Uruguay: Pervanche is the country’s first fiction film, directed by Leon Ibánez; Puños y nobleza (Punches and Nobility), on boxing, is the country’s first (documentary) feature film.
Film companies set up direct distribution subsidiaries, pushing local films off screens, and eventually causing the Argentine film industry to decline. Valle begins the newsreel service Film Revista Valle. Ecuador: Augusto San Miguel makes El tesoro de Atahualpa (The Treasure of Atualpa), the country’s first fiction film. 1921 Colombia: A good period of national film production begins, with an average of two features being made each year until 1927. 1922 Colombia: The country’s first fiction feature film, La María, is released.