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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
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Armín
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Dulce
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Katia
Daniel Lugo ...
Capt.Rosado
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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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Drama | Comedy

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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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1 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Harvey Keital's best performance so far the new century. Very nicely photographed, a beautiful snap-shot of pre-Castro Cuba. The story revolves around the nephew of a local minor crime boss who develops a friendship with an American with Hollywood connections. It's really about the moment when a boy awakens to the fact that the small circle of people he knows actually live in a much larger, much more complex world that he doesn't yet understand.the script is strong and filled with humor, the direction is crisp. Over all, a really professional job that fits in well with the tradition of Latin American cinema. The one weakness is the decision to shoot in sync-sound English rather than Spanish - probably to improve sales in the US. Unfortunately, this just makes the film a little less convincing. But if you can see beyond this, you will find a heartfelt trip to another world. Recommended.


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