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Epicentro (2020)

A film about the butterfly effect on geopolitics, the paradox of time, the (almost) end of the world, the cinematograph, sex, and sugar.

Director:

Hubert Sauper

Writers:

Hubert Sauper (narration), Hubert Sauper
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From world-renowned filmmaker Hubert Sauper - director of Sundance winner WE COME AS FRIENDS and the Oscar®-nominated DARWIN'S NIGHTMARE - comes EPICENTRO, an immersive and metaphorical portrait of post-colonial, "utopian" Cuba, where the 1898 explosion of the USS Maine still resonates. This Big Bang ended Spanish colonial dominance in the Americas and ushered in the era of the American Empire. At the same time and place, a powerful tool of conquest was born: cinema as propaganda. In EPICENTRO, Sauper explores a century of interventionism and myth-making together with the extraordinary people of Havana-particularly its children, who he calls "young prophets" - to interrogate time, imperialism and cinema itself. Written by Anna Nymous

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Official Sites:

Austrian Film Commission

Country:

Austria | France

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

19 August 2020 (France) See more »

Filming Locations:

Havana, Cuba

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