Velada de cine clásico cubano: “La muerte de un burócrata”

Domingo, 27 de marzo • Sunday, March 27 • Doors 7:30pm, film 8pm • Ti Couz Too • 3108 16th St. (@ Valencia) • San Francisco

Cinema Errante presenta: “La muerte de un burócrata” (Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Cuba, 1966). Un obrero ejemplar muere en un accidente de trabajo y es enterrado con su carnet laboral como símbolo de su condición proletaria. Cuando la viuda va a gestionar su pensión, se da cuenta del grave error que cometió al enterrarlo con él. Esta situación provocará que el sobrino del difunto tenga que enfrentar a todo un sistema buro- crático que, lejos de ayudarlo, sólo le complica la vida.

Cinema Errante presents: “Death of a Bureaucrat” (Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Cuba, 1966). A Cuban worker dies accidentally and is buried together with his union card. It soon turns out that the widow will absolutely need the card for claiming her pension.Young nephew starts his hilarious fight against the authorities in order to disinter and rebury his uncle and retrieve the precious document.

Spanish w/ English subtitles

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