Canoa
(DVD)

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Published
[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2017].
ISBN
9781681432809, 1681432803
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Elmwood Park Public Library - Adult Foreign Language DVDDVD SPANISH CANOAOn Shelf
Geneva Public Library District - 2nd Flr - VideoDVD FOREIGN FILM CANOAOn Shelf
Oak Lawn Public Library - Audio VisualDVD FOREIGN CANOAOn Shelf
Oak Park Public Library Main Branch - 2nd Flr - VideoDVD WORLD SPANISH COn Shelf
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Format
DVD
Edition
Director-approved DVD special edition.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (115 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert.
Language
Spanish
UPC
715515195119

Notes

General Note
New, restored 4K digital transfer, supervised by director Felipe Cazals.
General Note
Title from title frame.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1976.
General Note
Special features: New introduction by filmmaker Guillermo del Toro; New conversation between filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón and Cazals; Trailer; An essay by critic Fernanda Solórzano.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Álex Phillips, Jr. ; editor, Rafael Ceballos.
Participants/Performers
Enrique Lucero, Salvador Sanchez, Ernesto Gomez Cruz, Roberto Sosa, Arturo Allegro, Carlos Chavez, Jaime Garza, Gerardo Vigil.
Description
"One of Mexico's most highly regarded works of political cinema, Canoa: A Shameful Memory reimagines a real-life incident that had occurred just eight years before its release, when a group of urban university employees on a hiking trip were viciously attacked by residents of the village of San Miguel Canoa who had been manipulated by a corrupt priest into believing the travelers were communist revolutionaries. Director Felipe Cazals adopts a gritty documentary style to narrate the events in Canoa while referencing the climate of political repression that would lead to the massacre of student protesters in Mexico City thereafter. The resulting film is a daring commentary on ideological manipulation, religious fanaticism and mass violence, as well as a visceral expression of horror"--Container.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio); Dolby Digital monaural.
Language
In Spanish with optional English subtitles.
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DVD
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APA Citation (style guide)

Lozoya, R., Cazals, F., Pérez Turrent, T., Phillips, A., Jr., Ceballos, R., Lucero, E., Sánchez, S., Gómez Cruz, E., Sosa, R., Allegro, A., Chávez, C. (., Garza, J., & Vigil, G. (2017). Canoa. Director-approved DVD special edition. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Roberto, Lozoya et al.. 2017. Canoa. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Roberto, Lozoya et al., Canoa. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lozoya, Roberto,, et al. Canoa. Director-approved DVD special edition. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection, 2017. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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