Vancouver-based Jack Petty, an insurance executive, is in Havana for an insurance conference. Taking the advice of Rita, a woman he meets at an airport bar on his way to Havana, Jack decides to ditch the stuffy conference and enjoy his stay for all that Cuba has to offer a tourist. In the process, he is guided around the hot night spots by Harry Smith, a British travel writer for Esquire magazine he meets along the way. While Harry does show him a good time, Jack begins to wonder if there is a shadier side to Harry than just being a travel writer, those thoughts due to one specific action by Harry and some mysterious people with who Harry associates. As Harry and Jack part company with Harry scheduled to go back to Britain, Jack becomes embroiled in what looks like a murder, he taking the path of what he considers the greatest safety for himself which leads him into a conspiracy for what looks to be another planned murder. In trying to save himself from any implication of wrongdoing ...
In Havana, a lot can happen in three days.
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It is highly unlikely that a global business conference would take place in Havana due to the travel restrictions for Americans. See more
[calmly and matter-of-factly to Jack, strapped to a crude rack
For my money, torture is a flawed method of extracting information. But... it's the only one we've got. Now, perhaps it's a failure of imagination - certainly of technology, because a lie detector can tell us that you're telling us a lie, but it can't compel you to tell the truth. You see what I mean. Any way, we're gonna torture you, Jack, and then we'll see what's what...
After the credits finish, we see the two Cuban Men in the alley behind the bar finish up counting to 500 as they were instructed by Harry Smith. They then take off running. See more
Mambo Los Quantic
Written by Quantic
(as William Holland)
Performed by Quantic And His Combo Barbaro
Published by Third Side Music Inc. o/b/o Full Thought Publishing
Courtesy of Tru Throughts Recordings See more