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Title La cámara oscura [videorecording] = The camera obscura / CA, cine argentino ; Todo Cine Producciones ; Sophie Dulac Productions ; dirigida por María Victoria Menis ; productor, Héctor Menis ; guión, María Victoria Menis, Alejandro Fernández Murray.

Imprint Waltham, MA : National Center for Jewish Film, c2009.

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 Moore Video  F3021.J5 C36 2009    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 DVD (86 min.) : sd., col. with b&w seq. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, NTSC, all regions.
Language In Spanish and Yiddish with subtitles in English.
Cast Mirta Bogdasarian, Patrick dell 'Isola, Fernando Arman, Sylvina Bosco, Carlos Defeo, Brenda Howlin, Elisa Carricajo.
Credits Director of photography, Marcelo Iaccarino; editor, Alejandro Brodersohn; music, Marcelo Moguilevsky.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Based on the story La cámara oscura by Angélica Gorodischer.
Summary Gertrudis is a Jewish immigrant born on the docks when her parents' ship arrived in Argentina. She was reluctant to be photographed being dubbed ugly by her jealous brother. While married to an older rancher she was drawn to the photographer, handsome but physically impaired who was hired to photograph their ranch. The film uses live action, still photography, and a short piece of animation to convey the message of this film.
Source "Institutional purchase does not include public performance rights. To screen a film outside of the classroom, even when no admission is charged, you must contact NCJF to obtain a public performance license. A screening fee will likely apply"--License. Please see Electronic Resources Librarian for more information. License on file.
Subject Gorodischer, Angélica -- Film adaptations.
Immigrants -- Drama.
Brothers and sisters -- Drama.
Self-perception -- Drama.
Photography -- Drama.
Motion pictures -- Argentina.
Jews -- Argentina -- Drama.
Genre/Form Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Romance films.
Motion pictures, Argentinian.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Menis, María Victoria, 1954- Adapter. Screenwriter. Director.
Fernández Murray, Alejandro. Adapter. Screenwriter.
Menis, Héctor. Producer.
Bogdasarian, Mirta. Actor.
Dell'Isola, Patrick. Actor.
Arman, Fernando. Actor.
Bosco, Sylvina. Actor.
Gorodischer, Angélica. Author. Cámara oscura
Moguilevsky, Marcelo. Composer.
Cine Argentino (Firm) Producer.
Todo Cine Producciones. Producer.
Sophie Dulac Productions. Producer.
National Center for Jewish Film. Distributor.
Note Title on container and disc: Camera obscura
ISBN 1585874469