Crossing Borders: The Journey of Carlos Fuentes (1989)

A biography of the celebrated Mexican writer and diplomat, Carlos Fuentes, who has specialized in "crossing borders," and attempting to bridge the differences between Latin America and the U.S.

Director:

Joan Saffa

Writer:

Stephen Talbot
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Cast

Credited cast:
Joan Didion ... Herself
Jane Fonda ... Herself
Jean Franco Jean Franco ... Herself
Carlos Fuentes Carlos Fuentes ... Himself
Sylvia Lemus Fuentes Sylvia Lemus Fuentes
Enrique Krauze Enrique Krauze ... Himself
Daniel Ortega Daniel Ortega ... Himself
Gregory Peck ... Himself
David Rieff David Rieff ... Himself
Roger Straus Roger Straus ... Himself
William Styron ... Himself
Luis Valdez Luis Valdez ... Narrator
Tom Wicker ... Himself
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Writer, diplomat and lecturer Carlos Fuentes freely discusses his views on art, sex, and politics in this one-hour public television biography. Fuentes reveals the special places and events that fired his writer's imagination. Includes readings by Carlos Fuentes. Interviews with novelist William Styron and actress Jane Fonda who appears in the movie version of the Fuentes' novel, "The Old Gringo." Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1989 (USA) See more »

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KQED, Novel Productions See more »
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Color
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William Styron: He
[Carlos Fuentes]
William Styron: is like a shark. You know the shark, if it does not stay in constant motion, dies. I think that's what Carlos does to stay alive.
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Features Old Gringo (1989) See more »

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