The Other Francisco

El otro Francisco (Original title)

1975 Drama

About

Based on the novel Francisco by Anselmo Suárez y Romero, "The Other Francisco" is a socio-economic analysis of slavery and class struggle through the retelling of the original novel. The film contrasts the romantic conceptions of plantation life found in Suárez Romero's novel with a realistic expose of the actual historical conditions of slavery throughout the Americas. It offers a critical analys...

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Directed by

Sergio Giral

Written by

Tomás Gutiérrez Alea (Writer)
Julio García Espinosa (Writer)
Sergio Giral (Writer)
Héctor Veitia (Writer)

Runtime

97 minutes

Country

Cuba

Language

Spanish

Cast

Keywords

cuba