Zoetrope Studios, 1977. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Item #269704
Movie poster, 31 x 21.5 inches. Kidlat Tahimik (born 1942, Eric Oteyza de Guia), wrote, starred, co-shot, edited, produced and directed this 1977 film. He is associated with the 'Third Cinema' movement through their critiques of neocolonialism. In 2018 Tahimik was recognized as a National Artist of the Philippines for film. The film was distributed by Francis Ford Cuppola and Zoetrope Films. It earned the International Film Critic's Prize at the Berlin Film Festival. Lucinda Cowell (born 1947) set up a print design studio in London in 1972 and moved to San Francisco in the late 1970s. In 1980 she and her husband, Ron Michaelson, co-founded Concept Art Studios, an entertainment-advertising agency creating ad campaigns for both art films and mainstream films. They have worked on many prominent film productions. Inscribed by Kidlat Tahimik with lightning cartoon below name on lower portion of poster: 'For Daniel, For great work in sound and lights which will one day find their way into film'. Additionally, signed with lightning cartoon and numbered on left lower poster margin: 'Kidlat Tahimik, 9/20'. Additionally, signed by Lucinda Cowell and dated 1980, on lower right side of poster. First edition (first printing). A near fine copy. Rear of poster with some staining. Previosly rolled. Poster inscription was for Daniel del Solar, from his estate.