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The Lost City (2005)

 -  Drama  -  16 June 2006 (Canada)
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In Havana, Cuba in the late 1950s, a wealthy family, one of whose sons is a prominent night-club owner, is caught in the violent transition from the oppressive regime of Batista to the ... See full summary »

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In Havana, Cuba in the late 1950s, a wealthy family, one of whose sons is a prominent night-club owner, is caught in the violent transition from the oppressive regime of Batista to the government of Fidel Castro. Castro's regime ultimately leads the night-club owner to flee to New York. Written by Anonymous

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A place you leave is a place that lives forever.

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16 June 2006 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

La ciudad perdida  »

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Budget:

$9,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$191,560 (USA) (28 April 2006)

Gross:

$2,483,955 (USA) (18 August 2006)
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Shot in 35 days. See more »

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Meyer Lansky and the rest of the mob already had large and legal casinos in Cuba. He would have had no need for a side room in a nightclub. See more »

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[first lines]
Alberto Mora: A message from Pelico.
[gangsters begin shooting]
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Thank you for making this production possible: ... The People of the Dominican Republic, ... The Mayor of Santo Domingo ... See more »

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References The Jimmy Durante Show (1954) See more »

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La Comparsa
Written by Ernesto Lecuona
Orchestrated by Peter Golub
Published by Edward B Marks Music Company (BMI)
Courtesy of Ciudad Perdida, LLC
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A most see film about the struggles of a Cuban family
30 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As a Cuban Americans living in the USA since 1960, due to Castro's revolutions in Cuba, we are very proud of this movie and Andy Garcia's work and effort. We highly recommend this film; because for the first time that there is finally a movie that depicts the reality of Castro's revolution. A most see film about the catastrophic effects of Castro's Revolution in the Cuban family. Plus the fact that the cast, music, and directing are superb !!.Beautiful settings and photography. Andy deserves a sound track Oscar nomination for the well perform and coordinated music that clearly represents the rich and influential music of the period. Thank you to, Andy, Dustin, Steven, Bill, Enrique, Nestor and everyone that made this film possible.


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