I Am Cuba (Soy Cuba)

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It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.


I Am Cuba (Soy Cuba) | 9 Dec 2007 // 4:00 PM

The high-flying poem of a plot, the daredevil cinematography that nearly dances, the pulse-quickening humanism: all mark I Am Cuba as a rare emblem of a more idealistic past.

I Am Cuba (Soy Cuba) | 9 Dec 2007 // 3:59 PM

I Am Cuba is a showcase for some of the most astonishingly complex long takes ever devised. Even today, its virtuosic camerawork is breathtaking.

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