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7 días en La Habana (2012)

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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The film competed in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. See more »

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References 3:10 to Yuma (1957) See more »

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Dile a tu mamá
Written by Liovis Guerra Griñán and Daniel Luna Pérez
Performed by Vatos Locos
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A mixed bag, in terms of both stories and quality
3 September 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

'Seven (or if you prefer, '7') Days in Havana' is a series of little filmettes, each by one of seven directors, set in Havana. At first it seems the connecting thread between the segments is foreigners: a US student dates a drag artist, a Serbian film director attends a film festival, a Palestinian man waits to see the President... but the later segments concentrate on Cubans: a young woman caught in a lesbian relationship is forced to undergo a cleansing ritual; an old woman bullies her neighbours into building a fountain for the Virgin Mary in her living room... The quality is variable (I nodded off during the lesbian one, which really drags; but found the fountain in the living room segment with its colourful characters and lively storyline most enjoyable), but in the main I enjoyed the total package. How accurate a portrayal of modern-day Cuba it is I don't know, though.


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