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Sergey EISENSTEIN
Сергей ЭЙЗЕНШТЕЙН
Sergueï EISENSTEIN
 
USSR, 1931  
Black and white, silent, documentary

Que Viva Mexico!

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Да здравствует Мексика

 

 Que viva Mexico !

 Da zdrasvuet meksika


 
Directed by : Sergey EISENSTEIN (Сергей ЭЙЗЕНШТЕЙН)
Writing credits : Sergey EISENSTEIN (Сергей ЭЙЗЕНШТЕЙН)
Cinematography : Eduard TISSE (Эдуард ТИССЭ)
Production : Upton Sinclair
Release date in Russia : 1979
 

DVD with subtitles
Editeur : Bach Films
Editeur : Films sans frontières

Plot synopsis
A film document of the history of Mexico, presented in four novellas: Sandunga, an exposition of Tehuantepec jungles and the peaceful lifestyles of their inhabitants; Manguei, a love story about a poor peon and his bride; Fiesta, devoted to bullfighting and romantic love; and Soldadera, a portrayal of the 1910 revolution in Mexico as depicted in the frescoes of Siqueiros, Rivera, and Orosco. Previously issued in less complete version under title: Thunder over Mexico. Reconstructed by Grigori Aleksandrov in 1979 from materials directed by Sergei Einstein in 1931.
Source : www.lib.berkeley.edu/
 

Commentaries and bibliography
In Excess: Sergei Eisenstein's Mexico, Masha SALAZKINA, University of Chicago Press,, 2009
Knowing Icons and Transforming Experience: Sergei Eisenstein’s ¡Que Viva México! (1932), Gabrielle MURRAY, sensesofcinema.com/, 2009
Que Viva Mexico! Ethno-Exploitation and Thunder Over Mexico by Chris Meir, Chris MEIR, synoptique.ca, 2005
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival of Russian cinema in Nice, Nice (France), 2017
- Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2017
- Sarajevo Film Festival, Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), 2016
- Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2012
- Month of the documentary in France, Different cities (France), 2010
- Rétrospective Eisenstein à la Cinémathèque française, Paris (France), 2010

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