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Emilio "El Indio" Fernández: A Fondo—In Their Own Words (45:56)

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A legendary Mexican film character, Emilio Fernández (1904-1986), nicknamed "El Indio Fernández", at the age of ten was already joining Pancho Villa. He considers that "the myth of Mexican charro means manliness and Mexicanness." His image as a violent character and conflicting actor contrasts in this 1976 program with the emotion with which he describes his interest in cinema: "I can not find a bigger thing to guide, educate" and his criticism of the industry Of Hollywood, where he starred, with first-person portraits of characters such as Valentino, Dolores del Rio, Cugat, Fairbanks and Al Capone. He also worked on television: "I think of cinema as a hippocampus, which had a girl with very fine helmets, called television, who got into the home and degenerated the minds of all children'. A poignant and moving interview, with a persistent memory: "My mother was pure Indian, kikapu, red skin. I was in love with my mother. "

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Emilio "El Indio" Fernández: A Fondo—In Their Own Words

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A legendary Mexican film character, Emilio Fernández (1904-1986), nicknamed "El Indio Fernández", at the age of ten was already joining Pancho Villa. He considers that "the myth of Mexican charro means manliness and Mexicanness." His image as a violent character and conflicting actor contrasts in this 1976 program with the emotion with which he describes his interest in cinema: "I can not find a bigger thing to guide, educate" and his criticism of the industry of Hollywood, where he starred, with first-person portraits of characters such as Valentino, Dolores del Rio, Cugat, Fairbanks and Al Capone. He also worked on television: "I think of cinema as a hippocampus, which had a girl with very fine helmets, called television, who got into the home and degenerated the minds of all children.' A poignant and moving interview, with a persistent memory: "My mother was pure Indian, kikapu, red skin. I was in love with my mother. "

Length: 46 minutes

Item#: BVL139936

ISBN: 978-1-64023-698-1

Copyright date: ©1976

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