Tomas Gutierrez Alea Biography (1928-1996)

Born December 11, 1928, in Havana, Cuba; died of cancer, April 17, 1996, in Havana, Cuba. Career: Director, writer, and actor. Awards, Honors: Audienu Award, Sao Paulo International Film Festival, best feature, 1978,for La Ultima cena; Silver Berlin Bear, Berlin International Film Festival, Special Jury Prize, and Golden Kikito, Gramado Latin Film Festival, best Latin film, both 1994, Special Jury Award, Sundance Film Festival, specialmention, 1995, all for Fresa y chocolate; Golden Lion, Venice Film Festival, 1994, Jury Award, Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, best foreign film, and Golden Kikito, Gramado Latin Film Festival, best Latin film,both 1996, all for Guantanamera. Addresses: Contact: InstitutoCubano del Arte e Industria Cinemato-grafias (ICAIL), Calle 23, No. 1155, Vedado, Havana, Cuba.

Director, Writer, Actor
Birth Details
December 11, 1928
Havana, Cuba
Death Details
April 17, 1996
Havana, Cuba

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