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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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Alfredo Armenteros ...
Chocolate (as Alfredo 'Chocolate' Armenteros)
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Alberto Mora
Richard Marquez ...
Rega
Franklin Dominguez ...
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William Marquez ...
Rodney
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Luis Fellove
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Doña Cecilia Fellove
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Don Donoso Fellove
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Ricardo Fellove
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Mercedes Fellove
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El Indio
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Minerva
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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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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 June 2006 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

La ciudad perdida  »

Box Office

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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Trivia

Took 16 years to get made. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[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 »

Soundtracks

Attack at the Palace
Performed by Lazaro Galarraga
Arranged by Andy Garcia
Published by Arturo Music Company (ASCAP)
Courtesy of CineSon Productions, Inc.
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Amazing!
29 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Andy Garcia really hit close to home with this movie. The film does justice to every Cuban-American out there who has wanted the true story of his/her country's history to be told. The casting and acting were spectacular. As a Cuban-American I was pleased to see that the film was historically accurate. Furethermore, the movie shows how soo many Cubans were forced to give up their lives and families because of this revolution. The process of leaving your homeland for hopes of a new and better life is something this movie does an amazing job depicting. I hope everyone turns out to support the film whether you do or do not know the TRUE story of Cuba. Andy, te la comiste!


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