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The Shoemaker [motion picture] Jerome Mintz

Distributor:
Indiana U Instructional Support Ser 1978
Brief Annotation:
Examines the effect of the rural exodus in Spain on the life of a poor Andalusian shoemaker. Indicates that the shoemaker has always assumed that he would spend his last years in his native village but is forced into an unexpected dilemma when his children leave to work in a tourist town. Observes that, although his financial condition initially improves, it soon becomes necessary for him to close his shop and join his children. Closes as the shoemaker is forced to adapt to his isolation in a new environment. Spanish lyrics and the English translations of songs recorded on this film are available upon request.
Publication Date:
1978