MARIO VARGAS LLOSA: THE NOVELIST WHO WOULD BE PRESIDENT

MARIO VARGAS LLOSA: THE NOVELIST WHO WOULD BE PRESIDENT

    Price: $210.00

    Code: 1046
    Format: DVD

    Directed by Nicholas Shakespeare
    1990, 60 minutes

    Profiles the life and work of one of the world's greatest contemporary novelists, who in 1990 campaigned unsuccessfully for the Presidency of Peru. In lengthy, intimate interviews, Vargas Llosa discusses his life to date, including two scandalous marriages, a political trajectory from Marxism to Conservatism, eighteen years of self-imposed exile in Europe, the personal inspiration behind novels such as The War of the End of the World and Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, and his motivations for running for the Presidency.

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    "...provides a worthwhile glimpse of an important literary figure."- Booklist (American Library Association)