The film has simply good acting from Mijail Mulkay, the main star of this material, as well from the Cuban exuberant ladies Yaima Torres and Indira Valdés and good plot. This comedy-drama was directed by Mr. Enrique Colina, who in fact is not a film director, but a critic. Cuban cinematography is one of the best in the world at present, simply because it is able to say too many things of the Cuban reality just joking or showing by camera what is really going on in the country. Hollywood is a child in comparison with Cuban ICAIC. OSCAR award has the same level probably because of its political reasons and ignorance, simply unable to understand the value of films like this one. I am sure that ICAIC can make a good film about the elections of US president in 2000, but just joking and showing the reality. Here it is also shown how the people in Cuba have to live and to do in order to survive. Every ingredient of the Cuban reality is here smartly shown as a joke. A young man without a place where to decently live, doing whatever possible to survive, selling his lunch to get some money, having sex with an ugly lady from Spain, is the main hero here. In general, it shows the reality of a country and a system. Hollywood is still to know about the existence of such a film, which is sold already in US subtitled in English. I invite those cinema fans to see it and to share their views.
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