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Cuban Blood (2003)

Dreaming of Julia (original title)
PG-13 | | Drama, Comedy | 27 January 2006 (Mexico)
The year is 1958, and in Holguín, Cuba, a boy's world is about to change forever.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Che
... Julia
... Beta
... Ricky
... Armín
... Dulce
... Katia
Daniel Lugo ... Capt.Rosado
... The Boy
... Black Bum
Iván García ... Mr.Marro
Marilyn Romero ... Candita
Enrique Almirante ... Piel Canela
Reynaldo Miravalles ... Waldo
Enrique Jiménez ... Papín
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The year is 1958, and in Holguín, Cuba, a boy's world is about to change forever.

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Rated PG-13 for violence, some sexual content and language
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Juan Gerard tried to film in Cuba, but was unable to obtain permission; hence the film was shot in the Dominican Republic. See more »

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not the real title
30 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

Dreaming of Julia was the title of the original script, and was filmed in the summer of 2000 in Santo Domingo Republica Dominicana. To release the picture they change the original name to Cuba Libre. The director's cut was 3 and a half hours long. It was released on the festival of Bangkok in Thailand. It was the second film of Gael García Bernal (the first was Amores Perros)

and the first of Juan Gerard as a Director. In the poster the names of Diana Bracho and Cecilia Suares does not appear. Diana plays the grandmother and Cecilia the mother of the kid. They are great actresses and they keep the story together specially Diana. Check her out in other things you would be surprised.


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