I Am Cuba
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A most acclaimed discovery, I Am Cuba will change your view of cinema forever! Filmed by great Russian director Mikhail Kalatozov (The Cranes Are Flying), I Am Cuba is an epic poem to Communist kitsch--a whirling, feverish dance through the sensuous decadence of Battista's Havana and the grinding poverty and oppression of the Cuban people. Presented jointly by master directors Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese, I Am Cuba has received universal acclaim and admiration from around the world as a true classic of world cinema. In Spanish and Russian with English subtitles. 140 minutes.
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The film is breathtakingly beautiful. Black and white never appeared more colorful than in this film. Watch it for those reasons. That will be all the reasons that you'll need.
The person responsible for such an incompetent and abysmal edition of this can't miss movie should be flayed alive in front of all true lovers of cinema. Image, which chopped 10 minutes out of JULIET OF THE SPIRITS despite the representations of the packaging, is the Good Times Video of DVD. That they would do such a worthless job for a Fellini film is cause for anger. That they would due this again to Kalazotov is sacrilegous.
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Amazon.com has now shipped three of Milestone's I am Cuba Ultimate Edition to me and they have all arrived defective. The first set arrived with a damaged disc three. Read morePublished on Dec 13 2007 by Ronald G. Helfrich Jnr
One critic once wrote of the 1957 film version of "Peyton Place" that it was "half masterpiece and half junk". The same can almost be said for I Am Cuba. Read morePublished on July 17 2004 by Mr. H. C. Orr
This film is stunning and mesmerizing,definitely worth seeing.
However, its message is definitely pro-Fidel, pro-revolution, pro-Cuba as a romantic, idyllic, desirable, utopic... Read more
I don't know any filmmakers who are not stunned by this visual masterpiece. The hand held shot that traverses a hotel in decadent, pre-Castro Cuba is the stuff of legend- a long... Read morePublished on Feb. 7 2004 by B. Brown
The guy from NY is very right. On the other hand the Dr. has a very "communist oriented" thought. Read morePublished on Jan. 27 2004 by grovvy1967
Americans are generally very much in the dark thanks to public school education and the corporate-owned and operated US media. Read morePublished on Jan. 21 2004 by Functional Medicine Center
What on earth does the guy from new york mean? 'The disaster Havana has become' ?! Have you EVER been?! Havana is STILL beautiful!Published on Jan. 19 2004
"I Am Cuba" is a stunningly photographed piece of pro-Castro propaganda. The film simple minded message US capitalist are evil and the Cuban revolution is good is... Read morePublished on Sept. 26 2003
I AM CUBA captures the essence of Cuba in many ways. It is more like a documentary than a movie, and you will believe that the actors are ACTUALLY the people they are playing. Read morePublished on Jan. 15 2003
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