Gustavo is a young Havana Communist who believes in the revolution; he hopes for a scholarship to study aeronautical engineering in Prague. But his faith in the new Cuba is tested: his ...
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British actress Naomie Harris has been nominated for an Oscar for her role as a crack-addicted mother in the 2016 indie drama Moonlight. "No Small Parts" takes a look at some other roles she's played in her career.
Gustavo is a young Havana Communist who believes in the revolution; he hopes for a scholarship to study aeronautical engineering in Prague. But his faith in the new Cuba is tested: his father, a psychiatrist, can make four times as much playing piano at a hotel for foreigners; his sweetheart, Yolanda, wants a career as a dancer and longs for the riches of Miami; his younger brother Bobby simply wants to play rock music, and as a result is in constant trouble with the authorities. When Bobby takes a shocking step of revolt and Gustavo is refused service at a foreigners-only bar, the contradictions in his resolve to become a "new man" push him to the breaking point. Written by
Excellent. the real truth about Cuban present regimen
I have seen this film on numerous occasions. It brings back memories of the suffering of Cuba under communism, while the world remains silence. The performance of every single actor in my opinion is superior. Many people, probably does not know that Rene Lavan came to USA during the Mariel boat lift, as a child and grew up in Miami. Mr. Ichaso theme is accurate and to the point. I never understood, why it did not stay longer in the movies. The musical score is fabulous. If this was a foreign film, why it was not considered as such. This film should have competed with foreign productions. It was done by foreigners in the land of the freedom
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