Tin Tan

Francesco Taboada Tabone

Mexico, Biographical Documentary, 2010
90 min, HDV, Color
Spanish with English subtitles


Germán Cipriano Gómez Valdés Castillo, better known as his famous character "Tin Tan," gained the attention of an entire continent through his "pachuco" style, use of Spanglish, and rapid, comedic improvisation. His talent as an actor, singer, dancer and comedian also helped establish the Golden Age of Mexican cinema. Through interviews with his family and members of the film industry who knew and worked with him, the story of Tin Tan is told as it never has been before.


Texas Premiere



Francesco_Taboada_Tabone_webA graduate of the UNAM in Mexico, Francesco Taboada has directed numerous award-winning films, including Los últimos Zapatistas, Pancho Villa, La Revolución no ha terminado, and 13 pueblos en defensa del agua el aire y la tierra.



Producer: Rosalía Valdés Julián, Francesco Taboada Tabone, Mónica Cervera
Production Companies: IMCINE
Screenwriter: Aldo Jiménez Tabone
Cinematographer: Francesco Taboada Tabone
Editor: Aldo Jiménez Tabone, Francesco Taboada Tabone
Sound Design: Fernanda Robinson, Atahualpa Caldera
Music: Dámaso Pérez Prado, Germán Valdés Tin Tan, Don Tos
Cast: Jorge Zamora "Zamorita," Yolanda Montez "Tongolele," Manuel "Loco" Valdés, Silvia Pinal, Gaspar Henaine "Capulina," Fannie Kaufman "Vitola," Rosita Fornés, Ana Luisa Peluffo, Carlos Monsivais, and many more
Print Source: Javier Núñez - IMCINE, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



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