The Recourse to the Method

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The Recourse to the Method
Directed by Miguel Littín
Produced by Héctor López
Michèle Ray-Gavras
Vicente Silva
Written by Alejo Carpentier
Régis Debray
Miguel Littín
Starring Nelson Villagra
Cinematography Ricardo Aronovich
Edited by Ramón Aupart
Release date
  • 5 May 1978 (1978-05-05)
Running time
164 minutes
Country Mexico
Language Spanish

The Recourse to the Method (Spanish: El recurso del método) is a Mexican-Cuban drama film directed by Miguel Littín. It is based on the novel of the same name written by Alejo Carpentier. It was entered into the 1978 Cannes Film Festival.[1] The film was also selected as the Cuban entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 51st Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2]


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  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Recourse to the Method". Retrieved 2009-05-20. 
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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