Que Viva Mexico Movie Review 1932

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Eisenstein's grand unfinished folly on the history of Mexico, reconstructed and released in 1979 by his protege, Grigori Alexandrov. Divided into four sections: "Sandunga" covers the Tehuantepec jungles and its inhabitants; "Manguei" is about a peasant and his bride; "Fiesta" devotes itself to bullfighting and romance; and "Soldadera" depicts the 1910 Mexican revolution through frescoes. Along with "Greed" and "Napoleon," it remains as one of cinema's greatest irrecoverable casualties. Russian narration with English subtitles.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 85 minutes.
Originally from Russian.

Cast and Crew

Mexico, Propaganda, Restored Footage
Sergei Eisenstein, Grigori Alexandrov
Eduard Tisse
Sergei Eisenstein
Grigori Alexandrov-Mosfilm

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