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7 Days in Havana (2012)

7 días en La Habana (original title)
A lesbian, an aspiring actor, an aspiring singer, a low-class marriage, a neighborhood community and 2 renowned directors have memorable less-than-24-hour-long experiences while living in/visiting the capital of Cuba.

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Vladimir Cruz ...
Angelito (segments "El Yuma" - "La tentación de Cecilia" and "Dulce amargo")
Magali Wilson ...
Cambista (segment "El Yuma")
Daisy Granados ...
Delia (segment "El Yuma")
Claudia Muniz ...
Norka (segment "El Yuma")
Luis Alberto García ...
Barman en Bar Silvia (segment "El Yuma")
Jorge Enrique Caballero ...
Armando (segment "El Yuma")
Felix Beatón ...
Cliente Bar Silvia (segment "El Yuma") / Compañero (segment "Jam Session")
Yunet Guerra ...
Marta (Novia de Angelito) (segment "El Yuma")
Laura De la Uz ...
Rosa (Amiga de Novia de Angelito) (segment "El Yuma")
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Rebeca (segment "El Yuma")
Andros Perugorría ...
Hombre Gay (Ramoncito) (segment "El Yuma" and "Dulce amargo")
Alberto Espósito ...
Sabrina (segment "El Yuma")
Dunia Matos ...
Muchacha Guapa Barra Rogelito (segment "El Yuma") / Amiga (segment "Ritual")
Manuel Porto ...
Jefe de Hotel (segment "El Yuma")
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A lesbian, an aspiring actor, an aspiring singer, a low-class marriage, a neighborhood community and 2 renowned directors have memorable less-than-24-hour-long experiences while living in/visiting the capital of Cuba.

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30 May 2012 (France)  »

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7 Days in Havana  »

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€3,000,000 (estimated)
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Chupi Chupi
Music and Lyrics by Osmani García González
Performed by Osmani García González and invitados
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Not for everyone but for some highly recommended
8 December 2012 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

This movie has gotten overall bad reviews. It is in fact uneven, as you might expect from 7 directors handling 7 segments to some extent intermingled.

If you don't understand enough Spanish to follow the Cuban dialog, I am sure a lot gets lost in translation. Others complain the film tells them nothing new.

From my perspective, with some familiarity with Cuban culture, down to the iconic Hotel Nacional featured in the film (where I stayed for 3 mights in 2011), I can only say that I may have learned little that is new but through most of the film, the vibrancy, the music, the sensuality, the sheer joy and pain of the Cuban experience shone through and it touched my soul.


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