Redes

Early in his career, the Austrian-born future Oscar winner Fred Zinnemann codirected with Emilio Gómez Muriel the politically and emotionally searing Redes. In this vivid, documentary-like dramatization of the daily grind of men struggling to make a living by fishing on the Gulf of Mexico (mostly played by real- life fishermen), one worker’s terrible loss instigates a political awakening among him and his fellow laborers. A singular coming together of talents, Redes, commissioned by a progressive Mexican government, was cowritten and gorgeously shot by the legendary photographer Paul Strand.

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Redes
Cast
Silvio Hernández del Valle
Miro
Antonio Lara
El Zurdo
Miguel Figueroa
Miguel
Rafael Hinojosa
Politician
Felipe Rojas
Mingo
David Valle González
Don Anselmo
Susana Ortiz Cobos
Miro’s wife
And the fishermen and neighbors of Alvarado
Credits
Director
Emilio Gómez Muriel
Director
Fred Zinnemann
Producer
Secretaría de Educatión Pública, Mexico City
Written by
Agustin Velásquez Chávez
Written by
Paul Strand
Screenplay
Henwar Rodakiewicz
Cinematographer
Paul Strand
Production manager
Agustin Velásquez Chávez
Production supervisors
Paul Strand
Production supervisors
Hilario Paullada
Editors
Gunther von Fritsch
Editors
Emilio Gómez Muriel
Composer
Silvestre Revueltas
Sound editor
Jose Marino

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