“By including not only an informative introduction and an interview with Senel Paz, but also translations of the screenplay for the film Fresa y chocolate. Tomás Gutiérrez Alea’s film Strawberry and Chocolate is set in Havana .. Fresa y chocolate se propone, al igual que el relato de Paz, interrogar no .. In an interview with Teresa Toledo, Senel Paz, the author of the script and the short. and with a script by Senel Paz, a lively debate about its content and . All references are of course to Fresa y chocolate, a film by Tomas Gutierrez Alea and .

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Strawberry and Chocolate

Retrieved from ” https: Lists with This Book. Giulietta rated it it was ok Mar 16, Although David initially chafes at the idea of being Diego’s “baby”, he decides to do so in order to relay information back to Miguel.

By using this site, you agree sendl the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Diego’s apartment is cluttered with a dazzling array of eclectic antiques, he serves Indian tea on exquisite china, he revels in opera, and struts his Fresa y Chocolate stuff in a black tank top and blue Japanese kimono.

Probably most striking to non-Cuban viewers is the film’s serious and sensitive treatment of gay characters in a Cuban film set during a period in the country’s history when anti-gay sentiment and discrimination ran especially high.

Ik heb niets met Cuba en al zeker niet met het communisme en haar helden of haar tegenstanders. Miguel Mendoza; sound editor: There are many issues cleanly woven into this unique tapestry. Notes film critic Robert Ebert, the film is not “about the seduction of a body, but about the seduction of a mind. His submerged criticism of the exigencies of life in communist Chocolatw has resonated throughout his films.


Marc Bos rated it really liked it Dec 12, Cuocolate is sexual tension, but no sex. A semel shot pans a beautiful dock with clear waters, shore birds, and small sea vessels. Yet this is not a “gay” film. Blij dat ik het gelezen heb en fresq het aan mijn collectie is toegevoegd, maar het zenel niet het werk zijn waar sebel naar grijp als iemand mij iets te lezen vraagt tenzij die persoon erg weinig tijd zou hebben. David is a University student studying political science but is quite naive and unsophisticated.

He confesses his love for David, and reveals the fact that Diego didn’t deny rumors that he was in a relationship with David led to David’s false “outing” as a gay man. Anna rated it really liked it Oct 18, Alea, who was 69 years old at the time of the shooting of Fresa Y Chocolatebecame ill and called upon his long-time colleague, filmmaker Juan Carlos Tabio, to complete the film.

He tells Diego that being gay is “in the glands. The translator and Paz are both incredibly defensive about queer criticism of the film without ever substantively addressing any of that criticism.

And it makes for delightful comedy. Duepaja rated it liked it Feb 01, At one point, Diego toasts their new friendship with contraband liquor from America, dubbing it “the enemy’s whiskey. Un libro que trata de la chcoolate entre Diego: David begins to show more signs of affection for Diego, buying him flowers and posting up Marxist icons in Diego’s room, and letting him read his manuscript. The chocolae takes place in Havana, Cuba in Roberta Musso rated it liked it Jul 24, Vivian tries to reconnect with David and begin an affair, but he finally rejects her advances.

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Aunque es una historia muy corta, es una lectura que se disfruta mucho. It was during this turbulent period in postwar film history that Latin American countries began to loose the stranglehold of the Hollywood machine to allow the voices of native film artists to be heard.


Refresh and try again. In the days after, Miguel comes to Diego’s apartment, accusing David of being a homosexual. A Continental ProjectAustin, Texas, Fresa y Chocolate is richly photographed and filled with charming portrayals and very good acting. Darina Georgieva rated it liked it Apr 24, De schrijfstijl is puik en anders dan gewend, de twee protagonisten zijn aimabel genoeg en er is net voldoende onduidelijkheid over wat er nu frewa aan de hand is dat het boeiend blijft.

Articles containing Spanish-language text. Retrieved October 14, Irukina rated it it was amazing Nov 04, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Hierdoor gaat ongetwijfeld veel van de waarde van de novelle verloren.

Diego’s apartment is cluttered with a dazzling array of eclectic antiques, he serves Indian tea on exquisite china, he revels in opera, and struts his Fresa y Chocolate. Veel van waar naar expliciet verwezen werd was me dus onbekend en zelfs bij de hele setting van het verhaal kan ik me maar moeilijk iets voorstellen. Other articles you might like: Fine translations”–Handbook of Latin American Studies, v.

Aug 12, Siv30 rated it really liked it Shelves: As David spends more and more time with Diego, he argues with him about Communism, sexuality, and what is truly revolutionary.

Seenl is fascinated by the quirky, educated, and cultured Diego. This page was last edited on 11 Septemberat For Alea however, it is more a film about tolerance than it is a call for gay rights.