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Strawberry and Chocolate ()

Fresa y chocolate (original title)
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This Oscar nominated film is the story of two men who are opposites, one gay, the other straight, one a fierce communist, the other a fierce individualist, one suspicious, the other... See more »

Awards:
  • Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 25 wins & 1 nomination.
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Diego
Vladimir Cruz ...
David
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Nancy
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Miguel
Joel Angelino ...
German
Marilyn Solaya ...
Vivian
Andrés Cortina ...
Santero
Antonio Carmona ...
Groom
Ricardo Ávila ...
Taxi Driver (as Ricardo Avila)
María Elena del Toro ...
Passenger 1
Zolanda Oña ...
Passenger 2
Diana Iris del Puerto ...
Neighbor

Directed by

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Tomás Gutiérrez Alea
Juan Carlos Tabío

Written by

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Tomás Gutiérrez Alea ... (collaboration) (as T.G. Alea)
 
Senel Paz ... (screenplay)
 
Senel Paz ... (story "The Wolf, The Forest and the New Man")

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Georgina Balzaretti ... executive producer
Frank Cabrera ... executive producer
Nacho Cobo ... associate producer
Javier Gonzáles ... line producer
Juan Muñoz ... associate producer
Luis R. Urra ... assistant producer (as Luis Urra)
Camilo Vives ... executive producer

Music by

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José María Vitier

Cinematography by

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Mario García Joya ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Osvaldo Donatién ... (as Osvaldo Donatien)
Rolando Martínez
Miriam Talavera

Editorial Department

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Pilar López ... assistant editor
Greg Spence ... post-production executive

Production Design by

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Fernando Pérez O'Reilly

Costume Design by

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Miriam Dueñas

Makeup Department

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María Elena del Toro ... makeup artist
Graciela Grossas ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Miguel Mendoza ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Mayra Segura ... first assistant director

Sound Department

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Germinal Hernández ... sound editor

Camera and Electrical Department

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Humberto Figueroa ... chief lighting technician
Mario García Joya ... camera operator
Ernesto Granados ... camera operator
Claudio Hernandez ... lighting technician (as Claudio Hernández)
Emilio Hernández ... lighting technician
Pedro Martínez ... electrician
Rolando Martínez ... key grip
Carlos Miranda ... electrical equipment operator
Daniel Núñez Pérez ... electrician (as Daniel Pérez)
Pedro Ramírez ... grip (as Pedro L. Ramírez)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Roberto González ... wardrobe assistant

Music Department

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John Beal ... composer: trailer (uncredited)

Other crew

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Robert Redford ... presenter

Thanks

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Antón Arrufat ... thanks
Natalia Bolívar ... thanks
Lazaro Gómez ... thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Diego, a cultivated, homosexual and skeptical young man, falls in love with a young heterosexual communist full of prejudices and doctrinal ideas. First come rejection and suspicion, but also fascination. Fresa y chocolate is a coming-of-age story, told through the development of a great friendship which overcomes incomprehension and intolerance. Written by

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Also Known As
  • Strawberry and Chocolate (United States)
  • Strawberry & Chocolate (World-wide, English title)
  • Fraise et chocolat (France)
  • Erdbeer und Schokolade (Germany)
  • Çilek ve çikolata (Turkey, Turkish title)
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  • 108 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Cuban's official submission to the Best Foreign Language Film category for the 67th Academy Awards. As of 2014, it remains the only Cuban film to be nominated for an Oscar. See more »
Goofs The blue Cadillac seen at the end of the film was not made until the 1987 model year. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Bad Company/Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog/Murder in the First/Higher Learning/S.F.W./Strawberry and Chocolate (1995). See more »

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