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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Stephen Tolkin (teleplay)
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Release Date:
27 January 2002 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
He fought for freedom. He settled for power.
Plot:
Fidel Castro rises to power in Cuba. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
3 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Víctor Huggo Martin ... Fidel Castro

Gael García Bernal ... Che Guevara

Patricia Velasquez ... Mirta

Cecilia Suárez ... Celia Sanchez

Maurice Compte ... Raul Castro
Margarita Rosa de Francisco ... Naty Revuelta (as Margarita d'Francisco)

Enrique Arce ... Rafael

José María Yazpik ... Camilo Cienfuegos

Manuel Sevilla ... Abel Santamaria

Alejandra Gollas ... Haydeé Santamaría (as Alejandra Gollás)
Ernesto Godoy ... Huber Matos

Guillermo Díaz ... Universo Sanchez

Tony Plana ... Gen. Fulgencio Battista

Mel Rodriguez ... Calixto Morales
Bobby Plasencia ... Faustino Perez

Reynaldo Rosales ... Guillermo Garcia

Marco Bacuzzi ... Secret policeman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Juan Ignacio Aranda ... Alberto Bayo

Luis Artagnan ... Pino

Fernando Becerril ... Carlos

Anne Betancourt ... School Teacher
Marius Biegai ... Aleksey Alekseyev (as Marius Viejai)
Roberto Bonelli ... Agricultural Scientist
Ismael 'East' Carlo ... Eddy Chibas (as Ismael Carlo)
Nicolas Escobar Castro ... Rosabal
Rey Christian ... Guillermo
Roger Cudney ... Ambassador Butler

Hector Elizondo ... Eddie Chibas

Al Espinosa ... Taxi Driver
Muriel Fouilland ... Melba Hernandez

Juan Pablo Gamboa ... USA Ambassador in Cuba

Ken Jenkins ... Herbert Matthews
Diego Jáuregui ... Carabia
Patricia Llaca ... American Woman

George Lopez ... Chucho Osorio
Isai Lopez ... Rebel #2

Diego Luna ... Renato Guitart
Honorato Magaloni ... Aged Fidel Castro
Adrian Makala ... Juan Almeida
Jorge Malpica ... Adrian
Mario Iván Martínez ... Prosecutor (as Mario Ivan Martinez)

Roberto Medina ... DR. Fernandez
Pedro Mira ... Ramiro Valdes
Toño Muñiz ... Sergeant (as Antonio Muñiz)

Raúl Méndez ... Rodriguez
Fernanda Ostos ... Waitress
Pilar Padilla ... Young Mother
Patricia Pereyra ... Nurse
Darío T. Pie ... Reporter
Jorge Pérez Zamora ... Nightclub Manager
Juan Carlos Remolina ... Official
Juan Jose Miron Rodriguez ... Sergeant at roadblock
Gabriel Ronquillo ... Rebel #1

Samantha Smith ... Reporter

Marco Treviño ... Boatbuilder
Amara Villafuerte ... Huber's Wife
Juan Carlos Vives ... Radio Announcer
Carmen Zapata ... Old Woman
Jorge Zárate ... Coronel del Rio Chaviano
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Directed by
David Attwood 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Stephen Tolkin (teleplay)

Produced by
Mariano Carranco .... line producer
Kevin Cooper .... producer
Guy Hibbert .... co-producer
Jose Ludlow .... producer
David V. Picker .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Jon Alexi 
John Altman 
 
Cinematography by
Checco Varese  (as Francesco Varese)
 
Film Editing by
Milton Moses Ginsberg 
 
Casting by
Claudia Becker 
Molly Lopata 
 
Production Design by
Brigitte Broch 
 
Art Direction by
Bernardo Trujillo 
 
Set Decoration by
Carlos Gutiérrez 
Melo Hinojosa  (as Hermelindo Hinojosa)
 
Costume Design by
Mayes C. Rubeo 
 
Makeup Department
Josefina Arellano .... assistant makeup artist
Carmen de la Torre .... assistant hair stylist
Lourdes Delgado .... key hair stylist
Ken Diaz .... makeup department head
Emiliano Esquivel .... wig maker
Raúl Esquivel .... barber
Marco Antonio Garcia .... wig maker
Martha Villanueva Garcia .... assistant makeup artist
Luis García .... assistant makeup artist
Esther Lomeli .... hair stylist: second unit
Alfredo Mora .... key makeup artist
Victor Banda Rivas .... wig maker
Felipe Moreno Rodriguez .... assistant makeup artist
Juan Carlos Trujillo .... assistant hair stylist (as Juan Trujillo Trinidad)
Ross Valiente .... assistant makeup artist
Mario Zarazua .... makeup artist: second unit
Luis David Esquivel .... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Marc Bedia .... unit production manager: second unit
Dee D'Orazio .... post-production supervisor
Ernesto Garabito .... unit manager
Agnes Gardette .... production supervisor
Jose Ludlow .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Efren del Moral .... second assistant director
Yvette Gurza .... first assistant director: second unit
Miguel Lima .... first assistant director
Batan Silva .... second unit director (as Sebastián Silva)
Peter Stenning .... first assistant director
Julian 'Chico' Valdez .... second second assistant director (as Julián 'Chico' Valdes)
 
Art Department
Carlos Emiliano Aguilar .... art production assistant
José Luis Alzaga .... carpenter
José Luis Alzaga .... painter
Alejandro Arroyo .... construction coordinator
Irma Avila .... art production assistant
Custodio Barragán .... carpenter
Custodio Barragán .... painter
Raúl Barrera .... carpenter
Raúl Barrera .... painter
Roberto Bonelli .... set designer
Raymundo Cabrera .... assistant art director
Miguel Cervantes .... on-set dresser
Juan Antonio de Paz .... carpenter
Juan Antonio de Paz .... painter
Sorangel Fersobe .... assistant art director
Isidoro Garcia .... swing
Juan Manuel Garcia .... carpenter
Juan Manuel Garcia .... painter
Esteban García Mejia .... set dresser
Alfredo Gonzalez .... set dresser
Fernando Gonzalez .... carpenter
Fernando Gonzalez .... painter
Otniel Gonzalez .... assistant property master
Edgar Granados .... swing
Fernando Hernandez Martinez .... carpenter
Fernando Hernandez Martinez .... painter
Matthew Jordin .... lead scenic painter
Juan De La Fuente .... greensman
Patrice Laure .... set dresser
Alvaro Lobera .... carpenter
Alvaro Lobera .... painter
Ernesto Lobera .... carpenter
Ernesto Lobera .... painter
Rodolfo Martinez .... carpenter
Rodolfo Martinez .... painter
José Alfredo Martínez .... carpenter
José Alfredo Martínez .... painter
Antonio Mata .... property assistant
Bernardino Morales .... carpenter
Bernardino Morales .... painter
Jose Luis Nava .... construction coordinator
Julián Navarro .... assistant greensman
Leonel Pérez Nobles .... set dresser assistant
Victor Petrota .... property master
Lourdes Pérez .... art coordinator
Gabriel Rivera .... set coordinator
Jorge Sainz .... set designer
Juan Pedro Saldivar .... carpenter
Juan Pedro Saldivar .... painter
Constantino Sanchez .... carpenter
Constantino Sanchez .... painter
Elias Tagle .... carpenter
Elias Tagle .... painter
Alberto Villaseñor .... set coordinator
Bernardo Zamora .... upholsterer
Modesto Zamora .... upholsterer
Daniel Álvarez .... carpenter
Daniel Álvarez .... painter
 
Sound Department
Gary Alexander .... sound re-recording mixer
Suzanne Angel .... adr editor
Beau Biggart .... adr mixer
Tim Chilton .... foley artist
Bob Costanza .... sound effects editor
David C. Eichhorn .... sound supervisor (as Dave Eichhorn)
Tommy Goodwin .... foley mixer
Bob Harmon .... sound re-recording mixer
Allen Hurd .... sound recordist (as Alan Hurd)
Sue Jesse .... adr coordinator
Bernardo Jiménez .... cable person
Pedro Mejía .... sound operator: second unit (as Pedro Mejia)
Joe Melody .... sound supervisor
Timothy Pearson .... foley artist
Eduardo Valverde .... boom operator
Thomas Vicari .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Jose A. Cordero .... special effects assistant (as Jose Angel Cordero)
Laurencio Cordero .... special effects coordinator
Manuel Cordero .... special effects technician
Pedro González .... special effects assistant
Fermin Munos .... special effects: second unit
 
Stunts
Hugo Aguilera .... stunt performer
Omar Ayala .... stunts
Balo Bucio .... stunts
Julian Bucio .... stunt coordinator
Juan Carlos Olsalve .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Casimiro Acosta .... generator operator
Edgar Ambriz .... grip
Gustavo Castillon Robledo .... second assistant camera: second unit
Joaquin Cervera .... first assistant camera: second unit
Daniel Daza .... still photographer
Martin Garcia .... grip: second unit
Sergio García Terrazas .... first assistant camera: second camera (as Sergio García)
Juan Fernando Guzmán .... electrician (as Juan F. Guzmán)
Wilma Gómez Luengo .... first assistant camera (as Wilma Gomez)
Baltazar Gómez .... crane operator
Aristeo Hernández .... camera loader
Felipe Morales .... grip
Fernando Moreno .... gaffer
Jesús Mungia .... vtr operator
Eliseo Orozco .... second assistant camera: second camera (as Eliseo Orosco Luna)
Raúl Palacios .... electrician
José Isabel Peña .... electrician
Leonardo Ramirez .... vtr operator
Jesús Rodríguez Barajas .... key grip (as Jesús Rodríguez)
Jesús Romero .... dolly grip
Guillermo Rosas .... director of photography: second unit
Luis David Sansans .... Steadicam operator (as Luis Sansan)
Erick Sanudo .... camera operator (as Eric Sanudo)
Carlos Silva .... vt operator: second unit
Miguel Ángel Sánchez .... grip
Yon Thomas .... gaffer (as Jon B. Thomas)
Antonio Uruñuela .... second assistant camera (as Tono Uruñuela)
Alfredo Valverde .... electrician: second unit
 
Casting Department
Katrina Bayonas .... casting: Spain
Alejandro Cairo .... extras casting
Barbara Harris .... voice casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carol H. Beule .... assistant costume designer (as Carol Beule)
Martha Castillero .... key set costumer
Marylin Fitoussi .... wardrobe
David Jardon .... tailor
Gerardo Jardon .... tailor
Carlos 'Pollo' Munguia .... set costumer (as Carlos Munguia)
Edgar Neri .... tailor
Jaime Ortiz .... wardrobe supervisor
Ambar Palacios .... set costumer
Silvia Pelleschi .... set costumer (as Silvia Pelleschi)
 
Editorial Department
Nallely Barragan De La Mora .... assistant editor: Mexico
Brian Birkland .... on-line editor
Catherine L. Cusimano .... first assistant editor
Paul Fontaine .... assistant editor: USA
Scott Klein .... master colorist
 
Music Department
John Altman .... orchestrator
Nino Centurion .... music editor
John Richards .... score mixer
Thomas Vicari .... music scoring mixer
Peter Erskine .... musician (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Javier Gunther .... transportation coordinator
Carlos Ponce de León .... transportation captain
Carlos Ponce .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Fernando Acevedo .... armorer: Mexico
Ramón Acosta .... pre-rigger
Gerardo Arellano .... accounting clerk
Marcela Arteaga .... script supervisor: Dominican Republic
Juan Carlos Ballesteros .... craft service coordinator
Cassandra Barbour .... rights and clearances
Denise Blasor .... adr voice
Denise Blasor .... voice-over artist
Ernesto Cairo .... extras coordinator
Luis B. Carranco .... additional extras background coordinator
Martin Corkidi .... assistant: location manager
Carolina Cortes .... production assistant
Heidi Helen Davis .... acting coach
Claudia Douet .... assistant: Mr. Attwood
Joy Ellison .... dialect coach
Gabriel Esnaurizar .... location assistant
Edith Cortez Fernandez .... accounting clerk
Sergio Flores .... dolly technician
Carlos Arturo Franco del Moral .... set production assistant
Angélica Galicia .... accounting clerk
Otniel Gonzalez .... armorer
Omar Arias González .... assistant location manager
Memphis Greiner .... set production assistant
Gilley Grey .... assistant dialect coach
Moby Griffin .... marine coordinator (as John Griffin)
Miguel Gurza .... animal wrangler
Elsa Hermoso .... accounting assistant
Esther Izquierda .... accounting clerk
Luciana Kaplan .... script supervisor: second unit
Carlos Larios .... production assistant
G. Pekas Lozano .... location manager
Irma Sanches Mejia .... location assistant
Héctor Montalvo .... extras assistant
Columbia Moya .... choreographer
Norberto Nava .... security coordinator
Juan Carlos Navarro .... set production assistant
Paula Orndoff .... executive production assistant
Adriana Poblano .... production coordinator: USA
Alberto Rebollo .... location assistant
Juan Carlos Robina .... assistant marine coordinator
Mario Rojas .... dailies runner
Gloria Salas .... production accountant
Arturo Saldivar .... production assistant
Arturo Saldivar .... production contact: Mexico City
Laura Sevier .... rights and clearances
Mark Shultz .... assistant production office coordinator
Heather Storr .... script supervisor
Nelson Tunon .... production coordinator: Mexico
Sue-Allen Villalva .... assistant: Mr. Ludlow (as Sue Allen Villalva)
Warner Loughlin .... acting coach (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
Brazil:151 min (video version) | USA:206 min | Argentina:206 min
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Trivia:
Gael García Bernal's close friend, actor Diego Luna, has a cameo in the film. He's seen for just a few seconds in the assault on the Moncada Barracks, where he's shot.See more »

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5 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
OK, 21 November 2002
Author: diego-luna from Mexico

Just for the note, I'm not Diego Luna, that's just my nickname =P

Showtime's Fidel has a good start. Terrible ending. Pretty bad for us lefties. Very yankee-made, which doesn't make the film objective at all. Lefties... be warned. Right wingers... enjoy.

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