Alegria de Vivir
Country: Bolivia
Production Group: Vipal
Genre: Fiction
Running Time: 16 minutes
Original format: Film
Translated to English? No

Three young aristocratic cousins in 18th century Havana befriend an idealistic French merchant, Victor who protects them from various troubles, ultimately exposing the crooked financial agent who manages their inheritance. The epic political adventure converges on the Haitian revolution the populist revolts in Paris, Freemason plots and peasant uprisings in Spain. Victor gains political and military power in these turbulent times, his activities crisscrossing the lives of the cousins, including former lover Sophie. Based on the novel of the same name by famed author Alejo Carpentier.

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