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Honey for Oshun (2001)

Miel para Oshún (original title)
When his father dies, a Cuban man who was raised in the United States, learns that he was not abandoned by his mother but illegally taken out of Cuba. He goes back to the island and is ... See full summary »

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Jorge Perugorría ...
Roberto
Isabel Santos ...
Pilar
Mario Limonta ...
Antonio
Saturnino García ...
Armando Regalado
Adela Legrá ...
Madre
Elvira Cervera ...
Ameliana de Gibera
José Ángel Espinosa 'Ferrusquilla' ...
Guajiro (as José Antonio Espinosa)
Paula Ali ...
Carpatera de Baracos
María Esther Montelúz ...
Santera
Susana Alonso ...
Amiga de Carmen
Jean Michel Fernández ...
Oficial
Ernesto Infante ...
Directór Org. Gibera
Miguel Ángel Banguela ...
Oficial
David Rami ...
Vecino de Armando Regalado
Carlos Calero ...
Padre di Roberto
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When his father dies, a Cuban man who was raised in the United States, learns that he was not abandoned by his mother but illegally taken out of Cuba. He goes back to the island and is helped in his search by a cousin and a taxi driver. Written by Edgar Soberón Torchia <estorchia@gmail.com>

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Important cinematographic document from Cuba :Good that this film was finally made despite lack of funds.
3 July 2007 | by (Paris,France) – See all my reviews

In 2004,I met Senor Humberto Solas at a film festival in India. After having discussed Latin American cinema at length with him,I got the impression that he is one of the legendary figures not only of Cuban cinema but also of World cinema. He spoke in particular about the enormous problems faced by certain filmmakers from Latin America. So it is in this context that people must watch this excellent film "Miel para Oshun". It is quite true that this film has not been shot using latest expensive gadgets. However there is no valid reason to believe that this could affect anyone's viewing pleasure. This film might be of interest to all regardless of one's language. What I found the most appealing is the manner in which Cuba has been portrayed in a positive light. Although at times, Miel para Oshun might appear maudlin but nevertheless the end result is bound to remain in viewers'mind for a long time to come. Leading player Jorge Perugorria is a joy to watch.


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