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Que Viva Mexico (1979)

¡Que Viva Mexico! - Da zdravstvuyet Meksika! (original title)
Not Rated | | Documentary, Drama, Western | November 1979 (USA)
Eisenstein shows us Mexico in this movie, its history and its culture. He believes, that Mexico can become a modern state.

Writers:

Grigoriy Aleksandrov (additional material), Sergei M. Eisenstein (original screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sergey Bondarchuk ... Narrator (voice)
Grigoriy Aleksandrov ... Himself
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Storyline

Eisenstein shows us Mexico in this movie, its history and its culture. He believes, that Mexico can become a modern state.

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

November 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Que Viva Mexico See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mosfilm See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Goofs

The rifles Sebastian and his friends take from the gallery are of lever-action design, in the following gun-fight in the cactus fields they unmistakably use single-shot bolt-action rifles. See more »

Connections

Edited from ¡Que viva Mexico! (1932) See more »

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Eisenstein lost in Mexico.
25 August 2018 | by a-h-guicheritSee all my reviews

The images are beautiful and fascinating, but it is clear to see Eisenstein was completely lost in Mexico. He was impressed by the culture of the people and couldnot find a conclusive storyline. This inconclusiveness is contrary to his normal procedure of making detailed storyboard sketches. He must have consumed an enormous pile of film. The result is a fine documentary with a dramatic epic end. It's a beautiful mess, but not a film.


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