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The Resource Contracorriente : Undertow, una producción de Elcalvo Films, Dynamo ; en co-producción con la Cinefacture, Neuecameofilm ; productores, Rodrigo Guerrero, Javier Fuentes-León ; guion y dirección, Javier Fuentes-León

Contracorriente : Undertow, una producción de Elcalvo Films, Dynamo ; en co-producción con la Cinefacture, Neuecameofilm ; productores, Rodrigo Guerrero, Javier Fuentes-León ; guion y dirección, Javier Fuentes-León

Label
Contracorriente : Undertow
Title
Contracorriente
Title remainder
Undertow
Statement of responsibility
una producción de Elcalvo Films, Dynamo ; en co-producción con la Cinefacture, Neuecameofilm ; productores, Rodrigo Guerrero, Javier Fuentes-León ; guion y dirección, Javier Fuentes-León
Title variation
Undertow
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Composer
Editor
Film director
Film producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • spa
Summary
Miguel, a respected Peruvian fisherman, is expecting his first child with his beautiful wife, Mariela. However, their peaceful existence is threatened by Miguel's love for Santiago, a visiting artist whose presence is viewed as a threat by the villagers. When a fatal accident befalls the community, Miguel is faced with hiding his true feelings or coming to terms with who he is and risk losing everything, including those he loves
Awards note
Awards: Miami Film Festival, 2010, Audience Award, Ibero-American Competition Javier Fuentes-León ; San Sebastián International Film Festival, 2009, Sebastian Award, Javier Fuentes-León ; Sundance Film Festival, 2010, Audience Award, World Cinema - Dramatic Javier Fuentes-León; Cartagena Film Festival, 2010, Golden India Catalina, Best Film Nomination; Chicago Latino Film Festival, 2010, Audience Choice Award; Chlotrudis Awards, 2011, Best Movie and Cinematography Nominations; GLAAD Media Awards, 2011, Nomination; Goya Awards, 2011, Nomination; Havana Film Festival, 2004, Winner, Best Unpublished Screenplay; L.A. Outfest, 2010, Winner, Outfest Achievement Award; Lima Latin American Film Festival, 2011, Winner, Audience Award; Provincetown International Film Festival, 2010, Winner, Audience Award; San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, 2010, Winner, Best First Feature.
Cataloging source
WRS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Mauricio Vidal ; editor, Roberto Benavides, Javier Fuentes-Leon ; original music, Selma Mutal
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In Spanish with English subtitles; Closed captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.C6766 2011x
PerformerNote
Cristian Mercado, Manolo Cardona, Tatiana Astengo
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1975-
  • 1977-
  • 1967-
  • 1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fuentes-León, Javier
  • Guerrero, Rodrigo
  • Cardona, Manolo
  • Astengo, Tatiana
  • Mercado, Cristian
  • Vidal, Mauricio
  • Benavides, Roberto
  • Mutal, Selma
  • Shoreline Entertainment (Firm)
  • Dynamo Capital (Firm)
  • Wolfe Video (Firm)
  • Elcalvo Films
  • Cinéfacture (Firm)
  • Neuecameofilm (Firm)
Runtime
100
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Closeted gays
  • Gay men
  • Gays
  • Adultery
  • Homosexuality
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Fishing villages
  • Foreign films
  • Spanish Language Films
  • Hombres gays
  • Hombres gays
  • Adulterio
  • Homosexualidad
  • Relaciones humanas
  • Villas y aldeas
  • Adultery
  • Closeted gays
  • Fishing villages
  • Foreign films
  • Gay men
  • Gays
  • Homosexuality
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Cuba
  • Peru
Technique
live action
Label
Contracorriente : Undertow, una producción de Elcalvo Films, Dynamo ; en co-producción con la Cinefacture, Neuecameofilm ; productores, Rodrigo Guerrero, Javier Fuentes-León ; guion y dirección, Javier Fuentes-León
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 2009
  • Bonus features: Undertow: a look inside (interview with writer/director Javier Fuentes-León) ; interviews with Cristian Mercado and Tatiana Astengo ; Behind the Scenes featurette ; deleted scenes ; trailer ; GLAAD PSA: 'Hazte amigo y aliado (con Sofia Vergara)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn726748055
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.)
Governing access note
Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions
Isbn
9781935423294
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
754703763525
Other physical details
color, sound
Publisher number
WOL#4811D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; anamorphic widescreen ; Dolby 5.1 or 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Contracorriente : Undertow, una producción de Elcalvo Films, Dynamo ; en co-producción con la Cinefacture, Neuecameofilm ; productores, Rodrigo Guerrero, Javier Fuentes-León ; guion y dirección, Javier Fuentes-León
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 2009
  • Bonus features: Undertow: a look inside (interview with writer/director Javier Fuentes-León) ; interviews with Cristian Mercado and Tatiana Astengo ; Behind the Scenes featurette ; deleted scenes ; trailer ; GLAAD PSA: 'Hazte amigo y aliado (con Sofia Vergara)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn726748055
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.)
Governing access note
Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions
Isbn
9781935423294
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
754703763525
Other physical details
color, sound
Publisher number
WOL#4811D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; anamorphic widescreen ; Dolby 5.1 or 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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