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Cuban Blood (2003)

Dreaming of Julia (original title)
PG-13 | | Drama, Comedy | 27 January 2006 (Mexico)
The year is 1958, and in Holguín, Cuba, a boy's world is about to change forever.

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Che
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Julia
Diana Bracho ...
Beta
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Ricky
Gabino Diego ...
Armín
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Dulce
Aline Küppenheim ...
Katia
Daniel Lugo ...
Capt.Rosado
Andhy Méndez ...
The Boy
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Black Bum
Iván García ...
Mr.Marro
Marilyn Romero ...
Candita
Enrique Almirante ...
Piel Canela
Reynaldo Miravalles ...
Waldo
Enrique Jiménez ...
Papín
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The year is 1958, and in Holguín, Cuba, a boy's world is about to change forever.

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Rated PG-13 for violence, some sexual content and language
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Juan Gerard tried to film in Cuba, but was unable to obtain permission; hence the film was shot in the Dominican Republic. See more »

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Un-expectedly excellent!
23 October 2004 | by (Hawaii, US) – See all my reviews

Saw this at the Hawaii Film Festival where the director and his wife (who produced it) took a Q&A afterwards.

I found it hard to believe this is a first time director and all kudos to Harvey Keitel for once again taking a risk and going out on a limb for a script he liked.

Certainly reminiscent of Cinema Paradiso, it tells the story of the young director on the turning of the revolution in Cuba. However, don't expect this to be a movie about the revolution, it's political stance is wonderfully ambiguous. Many references to the directors obvious love of film history (a great "Bicycle Thief" homage") and some whimsical scenes which work with out being pretentious.

Enjoy!


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