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Himself
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Himself (archive footage)
Trent Harris ...
Astronaut
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Alex
Jorge Molina ...
Mob leader
Anna Biani ...
Model on Website (as Anna Gurji)
Carlos Quintela ...
Fausto (as Carlos Machado Quintela)
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Angela
Miguel Coyula ...
Student / Man at party / man at the park
Kate Hudson ...
Party gossip #3
Adam Plotch ...
Sergio's Lawyer / TV anchor
Jeff Pucillo ...
Andre
Ning Li ...
Courtroom extra #2
Fabien Pisani ...
Restaurant customer
Eileen Alana ...
Deirdre
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An intellectual leaves the Cuban revolution and 'underdevelopment' behind only to find himself at odds with the ambiguities of his new life in the 'developed' world. A portrait of alienation, of an outsider with no clear-cut politics or ideology. A stranger in a strange land struggling with old age, sexual desire and ultimately the impossibility for the individual to belong in any society. The film's narrative is a collage of flashbacks, daydreams, and hallucinations comprising live-action, animation, and newsreel footage assembled to suggest the way personal memory works, subjectively and emotionally. Written by Suzana Dejkanovic

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Memories of Overdevelopment  »

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The first Cuba-USA dramatic feature co-production, financed completely with independent investors from both countries over 5 years and featuring scenes filmed both in Cuba and the United States. See more »

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Sergio: I've reached a point in my life where the best thing I can do for humanity is to be as far away from it as possible.
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Follows Memories of Underdevelopment (1968) See more »

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