I am Cuba, the Siberian Mammoth (Soy Cuba, O Mamute Siberiano)
I am Cuba, the Siberian Mammoth (Soy Cuba, O Mamute Siberiano) (2005)

Languishing during its initial 1964 release yet later hailed as a classic by film scholars some three decades later, the landmark Cuban/Soviet co-production I Am Cuba forms the foundation of filmmaker Vicente Ferraz's insightful… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 7, 2005
DVD Release Date: April 18, 2006
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

A fascinating capsule of an era long past.

Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly

I Am Cuba, the Siberian Mammoth retells the checkered history of Soy Cuba, the infamous Cuban-Soviet co-production that started out as a love letter to the Cuban Revolution but ended up a Dear Juan letter to communism.

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A.O. Scott
New York Times

[Ferraz] digs into the past to illuminate Kalatozov's extraordinary blend of formal bravura and revolutionary didacticism.

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Michael Atkinson
Village Voice

It's all fascinating, but must Kalatozov's careening angel of cinema be laid bare?