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28 November 2006 (UK) See more »
Plot:
Dollan Cannell's documentary on the hundreds of alleged plots to assassinate Fidel Castro, and a look at the evolution of Cuban politics. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Great Documentary See more (7 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Wayne Smith ... Himself
Enrique Encinosa ... Himself
Enrique Ovares ... Himself (as Enrique O'Varez)
Fabian Escalante ... Himself
Antonio Veciana ... Himself
Robert Maheu ... Himself
E. Howard Hunt ... Himself (as Howard Hunt)
Félix Rodríguez ... Himself
Ann Louise Bardach ... Herself
Roseanne Nenninger Persaud ... Herself (as Roseanne Persaud)
Sharon Persaud ... Herself
Orlando Bosch ... Himself
Luis Clemente Faustino Posada Carriles ... Himself (as Luis Posada)
Rodolfo Frómeta Caballero ... Himself (as Rodolfo Frómeta)
Teresita Frómeta ... Himself
Orlando Moreno ... Himself
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Fidel Castro ... Himself (archive footage)

Directed by
Dollan Cannell 
 
Produced by
Kari Lia .... producer
Peter Moore .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Samuel Sim 
 
Cinematography by
Petra Graf 
Michael Timney 
 
Film Editing by
Oliver Huddleston 
 
Production Management
Samantha Chambers .... production manager
 
Sound Department
Bob Jackson .... dubbing mixer
 
Editorial Department
Adam Grant .... on-line editor
Jonathan Lieb .... colorist
Mark Towns .... additional editor
 
Other crew
Tom Fox .... additional researcher
Samantha Lawrence .... head of production
 

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78 min | Finland:75 min
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16 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Great Documentary, 26 December 2006
Author: hoopi4432 from United States

This movie's sense of humor is on par with, and dare I say exceeds, The Power of Nightmares. The combination of lighthearted music, serious information, quick editing, and an overall swift pace results in one thoroughly entertaining movie. This film is on the forefront of the Edu-tainment style of documentary film-making. The information presented is simultaneously comical and weighty. There were at least two moments when I actually exclaimed out loud, "What!?" If you need a break from documentaries that make you feel depressed but you still desire to know what is going on behind the scenes in our world, check out 638 Ways to Kill Castro.

I promise you will not be disappointed........unless you are an elderly Cuban exile who wishes Castro dead.

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