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Guantanamera (1995)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  4 July 1997 (USA)
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It is a satire about life in Cuba. The members of a funeral procession and some truckdrivers who have to take the same route begin to talk about god and the world ending up in discovering ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Carlos Cruz ...
Adolfo
Mirta Ibarra ...
Georgina
Jorge Perugorría ...
Mariano
Raúl Eguren ...
Candido
Pedro Fernández ...
Ramon
Luis Alberto García ...
Tony
Conchita Brando ...
Yoyita
Suset Pérez Malberti ...
Iku
Assenech Rodriguez ...
Grieving Woman
Louisa Pérez Nieto ...
Marilis
Idalmis Del Risco ...
Hilda
Ikay Romay ...
Wina
Mercedes Arnáez ...
Vivian
José Ángel Espinosa 'Ferrusquilla' ...
Justo (as Jose Antonio Espinosa)
Alfredo Ávila ...
Tirso
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It is a satire about life in Cuba. The members of a funeral procession and some truckdrivers who have to take the same route begin to talk about god and the world ending up in discovering that life for both groups has many similarities as well as a lot of differences depending on the point of view. Written by Volker Boehm

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Also Known As:

Guantanamera - Eine Leiche auf Reisen  »

Box Office

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$73,703 (USA) (25 July 1997)

Gross:

$751,478 (USA) (5 December 1997)
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Final film directed by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea. See more »

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Candido: Loneliness is the worst sort of hungry.
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10 August 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Guantanamera is a very laughable movie.The events sometimes seem absurd, however they are real.Guantanamera portrays situations that are common in daily Cuban life.The Director went beyond official parameters and adopted a critical attitude before the difficulties faced by people in actual Cuba.It is like Gutierrez Alea tells us: "let's laugh of our disgrace." Gutierrez Alea earned two things with this movie: the laugh of the audience, and the ire the President of his country in one of his speeches


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