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I am Cuba, the Siberian Mammoth (2004)

Soy Cuba, O Mamute Siberiano (original title)
This film examines the creation and exhibition of the propaganda film I Am Cuba, a Soviet/Cuban collaboration unknown in the West until the 1990s.

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Vicente Ferraz

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Vicente Ferraz
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Credited cast:
Othon Bastos Othon Bastos ... Himself (archive footage)
Alexander Calzatti Alexander Calzatti ... Himself (as Aleksandr Kaltsatyj)
Fidel Castro ... Himself (archive footage)
Luz María Collazo Luz María Collazo ... Herself
Sergio Corrieri ... Himself
Maurício do Valle Maurício do Valle ... Himself (archive footage)
Evgeniy Evtushenko ... Himself (archive footage)
Vicente Ferraz Vicente Ferraz ... Himself
Raúl García Raúl García ... Himself
Jean-Luc Godard ... Himself (archive footage)
Alfredo Guevara Alfredo Guevara ... Himself
Tomás Gutiérrez Alea ... Himself (archive footage)
Mikhail Kalatozov ... Himself (archive footage)
Enrique Pineda Barnet Enrique Pineda Barnet ... Himself
Glauber Rocha ... Himself (archive footage)
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This film examines the creation and exhibition of the propaganda film I Am Cuba, a Soviet/Cuban collaboration unknown in the West until the 1990s.

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Official Sites:

Mr Bongo Films

Country:

Brazil

Language:

Russian | Spanish | Portuguese

Release Date:

7 October 2005 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

I am Cuba, the Siberian Mammoth See more »

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The most Captivating Documentary I have ever seen!
25 January 2005 | by ryanjpolandSee all my reviews

I had the pleasure of screening this film at the Sundance Film Festival 2005 and was astounded. It is a truly captivating Documentary that not only follows the production of the monumental propaganda film "Soy Cuba" (I am Cuba) but also documents the dramatic economic changes that Cuba has faced since the 1960's when the film was made. Director Vincente Ferraz cleverly uses a mix of file footage and clips from "Soy Cuba", recent interviews with "Soy Cuba" filmmakers, and contrasting shots of locations from the film both now and then. It was highly entertaining and informative. If you are a Filmmaker, Film Student, or just an avid Film lover you must see this movie!


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