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Cuban Film Best Ever in Ibero America
Madrid, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Film Memorias del subdesarrollo (1968), directed by late Tomas Gutierrez Alea (Titon), ranks as best film in the history of Ibero-American cinema.

This first poll ran by to rate the best 100 Ibero-American films involved critics, professionals, journalists, amateurs and world festival organizers.

Memorias del subdesarrollo (Memories of Underdevelopment) was followed by El laberinto del fauno (Pan's Labyrinth), of Guillermo del Toro (Spain-Mexico, 2006) and Los olvidados, by Spaniard Luis Bunuel (Mexico, 1950).

Gutierrez Alea and Spaniard Pedro Almodovar score more votes, with five each on the 100-film list, followed by Brazilian Glauber Rocha (3).

Titon productions on the list are Memories of Underdevelopment, Fresa y Chocolate (Strawberry and Chocolate -1994) and Guantanamera (1995), both co-directed with Juan Carlos Tabio.

Also on the list are La muerte de un burocrata (Death of a Bureaucrat- 1966) and La ultima Cena (The Last Supper -1976).

The top ten films are the following:

1- Memorias del subdesarrollo (Memories of Underdevelopment).

2- El laberinto del fauno (Pan'a Labyrinth), by Guillermo del Toro (Spain-Mexico, 2006).

3- Los olvidados, Luis Bunuel (Mexico, 1950).

4- Ciudad de Dios (City of God), Fernando Meirelles (Brazil, 2002).

5- Todo sobre mi madre (All About my Mother), Pedro Almodovar (Spain, 1999).

6- El angel exterminador (The Extreminating Angel), Luis Bunuel (Mexico, 1962).

7- Fresa y chocolate (Strawbery and Chocolate).

8- Estacion Central (Central Station), Walter Salles (Brazil, 1998).

9- La historia oficial (The Official Story), Luis Puenzo (Argentina, 1985).

10- Dona Flor y sus dos maridos (Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands), Bruno Barreto (Brazil, 1976).


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