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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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Strange. But has the taste of Havana
31 October 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I wanted to like this movie. And I did. Sort of - about half of the novels are good. The other ones are simply weak. And, as previous reviewer mentioned, there is a disconnect after the second novel, and I had to bridge the gaps in my own imagination.

But despite this, and despite the lack of one common story, there is a humour, there is a feeling and flavor of Cuba. And, as Havana is an eclectic mix of languages, cultures and ideologies, so is this movie. So, in a strange way, it fits.

Not a masterpiece, but has its good moments. Personally, I expected to hear much more music, though.


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