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Habana Blues (2005)

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Two cuban friends play in a blues band in La Habana. When a spanish music producer offers them a contract to record an album and to build a career in Europe, they will have to decide ... See full summary »

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Benito Zambrano

Writers:

Peter Andermatt, Ernesto Chao (as Ernesto Chao Galván) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alberto Yoel Alberto Yoel ... Ruy (as Alberto Yoel García)
Roberto San Martín Roberto San Martín ... Tito
Yailene Sierra Yailene Sierra ... Caridad
Mayra Rodríguez Mayra Rodríguez ... Lucía
Ernesto Escalona Ernesto Escalona ... Carlitos
Marta Calvó Marta Calvó ... Marta
Roger Pera Roger Pera ... Lorenzo
Osvaldo Doimeadiós Osvaldo Doimeadiós ... Roger
Zenia Marabal Zenia Marabal ... Luz María
Laris Vega Laris Vega ... Betty
Jorge Alí Jorge Alí ... Nelson (as Jorge Ali Pérez)
Félix Pérez Félix Pérez ... René
Aurora Basnuevo Aurora Basnuevo ... Estrellita
Tomás Cao Tomás Cao ... Álex (as Tomás A. Cao)
Giordano Serrano Giordano Serrano ... Giordano
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Two cuban friends play in a blues band in La Habana. When a spanish music producer offers them a contract to record an album and to build a career in Europe, they will have to decide between stay in their birthplace with their loved ones or grab the chance of leaving Cuba. Written by Jorge El Innombrable

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Drama | Music

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Official Sites:

Warner Bros. [Spain]

Country:

Spain | Cuba | France

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

18 March 2005 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Havanna Blues See more »

Filming Locations:

Cienfuegos, Cuba See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$345,519 (Spain), 1 April 2005
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Ahora sí
Written by Manuel Hernández Boudet
Performed by Boudet
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Emotion, sentiment, feeling, all sensations the artist believes and lives for
2 November 2005 | by poseidonricardoSee all my reviews

This a story about the underground rock scene in Cuba. It starts when 2 longtime friends-rockers are met with the opportunity to meet an agent/scout who offers a chance to certain musicians to leave the island and work in Spain.

But its much more than that, it portrays the internal struggle normal people endure in a impoverished country.

The subdued energies of yearning reach the lower and higher limits of reality. Were upon some cruxes are to be met with crucial decisions were there is no turning back.

In you are an artist of any medium, a admirer of drama (as in the genre), and specially if you have a band, Don't loose the opportunity to catch this film, it is a special feature experience.


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