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The Waiting List (2000)
"Lista de espera" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  2 June 2000 (Spain)
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A desperate group of people wait at a rundown Cuban transit station for the next bus to arrive. The problem is, it never shows up. While a number of busses pass by the station, and others ... See full summary »

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Vladimir Cruz ...
Emilio
Tahimi Alvariño ...
Jacqueline
Jorge Perugorría ...
Rolando / the blind man (el ciego)
Noel García ...
Fernandez
Alina Rodríguez ...
Regla
Saturnino García ...
Avelino
Antonio Valero ...
Antonio
Jorge Alí ...
Cristobal
Hiran Vega ...
Pedro Luis (as Hirán Vega)
Mijail Mulkay Bordon Perdomo ...
Manolo (as Mijail Mulkay)
Leandro Sen ...
Erick
Saskia Guanche ...
Katia
Serafín García ...
Santiago
Amelia Pita ...
Angelina
Assenech Rodriguez ...
Abuela
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A desperate group of people wait at a rundown Cuban transit station for the next bus to arrive. The problem is, it never shows up. While a number of busses pass by the station, and others that are either full or at the end of the line stop by, it soon becomes obvious that the bus everyone was waiting for has left them high and dry. While one of the would-be passengers, Emilio, uses his downtime to win the affections of the beautiful Jacqueline, most of the rest decide that if they're stuck without anywhere to go, they might as well make the station a better place to wait, and they begin forming a plan to turn the decrepit bus terminal into a showplace that people would look forward to visiting. Written by Anonymous

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ESP 255,257,366 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Poetic treatment of the Cuban everyday nightmare.
30 June 2000 | by (Strasbourg) – See all my reviews

If you like romance, humor, and a fresh story, this movie is for you. It deals in a poetic and unexpected way with the day to day difficulties in Cuba. The acting is very convincing, and the plot is full of unexpected twists.

I liked it a lot, and I hope you will.


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