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PLACIDO, THE BLOOD OF THE POET - directed by Sergio Giral
PLACIDO, THE BLOOD OF THE POET - directed by Sergio Giral
Director: Sergio Giral
From: Cuba
Year: 1986 African Film Minutes: 96
Language: Spanish with English subtitles
Genre: drama

Placido portraits the dramatic story of Gabriel de la Concepcio Valdes (Placido), a mulatto Cuban poet accused of leading a conspiracy against the Spanish colonial government. Preoccupied by the development of Afro-Hispanic artist and craftsmen of the mid XIX century, Placido was executed after living a short and controversial life as a man between two races and between a cruel reality and a dream of freedom.

DVD sale: $195
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