Beauties of Mexican cinema =

Bellezas del cine mexicano
  • 260 Pages
  • 2.79 MB
  • English
Agrasanchez Film Archive , Harlingen, Tex
Motion picture actors and actresses -- Mexico -- Portraits., Actresses -- Mexico -- Portraits., Motion picture actors and actresses -- Mexico -- Biography., Actresses -- Mexico -- Biogr



Other titlesBellezas del cine mexicano
StatementRogelio Agrasánchez, Jr.
GenrePortraits., Biography.
LC ClassificationsPN1998.2 .A37 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination260 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3438778M
ISBN 109685077118
LC Control Number2005297812

Bellezas Del Cine Mexicano/Beauties Of Mexican Cinema. This volume pays homage to the actresses whose beauty and talent enriched Mexican movies between and s.

The 'Beauties of Mexican Cinema' takes you on a tour of the history of Mexican movies/5. Its introduction gives a general view on the evolution of the aesthetic types and the roles assigned to actresses from the beginning of Mexican cinema to the late 60s.

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The Mexican film industry became the center of commercial films in Latin America. The Golden Age began symbolically with the film Let's Go with Pancho Villa, directed by Fernando de Fuentes. The successes of Amores Perros and Y tu mama tambien alerted the eyes of the world to the riches to be found in Mexican cinema, from the talents of directors Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and Alfonso Cuaron to the poster-boy looks and Beauties of Mexican cinema = book screen presence of Gael Garcia : Jason Wood.

Mexican cinema was once at the top of the Latin American film industry during its Golden Age period which spanned from This saw the commercial and critical peak of Mexican filmmaking and also the rise of influential filmmakers, such as Spaniard Luis Buñuel, and iconic Mexican actors like María Félix, Jorge Negrete and Dolores del Río.

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The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema did not come about by chance, but there was a great deal of luck involved. As cinematic production tailed off in the US and Europe or centred too heavily on war to appeal to mass audiences due to the all-consuming Second World War, the metaphorical stage was set for Mexico to swoop in and steal the cinematic attention.

The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema occurred from the s to the s, afterward, a period of low-budget B-movies funded by the state of Mexico was the primary source for films for the Mexican public. A resurgence of Mexican cinema was believed to occur in the s, however, its success was short-lived as the majority Mexican filmgoers preferred Hollywood nces: Italian Neorealism.

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The first Mexican film screened at Cannes, and the first Latin American film awarded the Gran Prix, María Candelaria was the film that brought the Golden Age of Mexican cinema to the world stage. Dolores del Río exchanges furs and diamonds for a shawl and bare feet for the titular role in this full-blown melodrama of love and intolerance, set.

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