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Una noche (2012)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 18 January 2013 (Taiwan)
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In Havana, Raul dreams of escaping to Miami. Accused of assault, he appeals to Elio to help him reach the forbidden world 90 miles across the ocean. One night, full of hope, they face the biggest challenge of their lives.

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Lucy Mulloy

Writer:

Lucy Mulloy
12 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dariel Arrechaga ... Raúl
Anailín de la Rúa de la Torre ... Lila
Javier Núñez Florián Javier Núñez Florián ... Elio
María Adelaida Méndez Bonet María Adelaida Méndez Bonet ... Adelaida
Greisy del Valle Greisy del Valle ... Greisy
Katia Caso Katia Caso ... Hilda (as Katia Caso González)
Lázaro Mario Padrón Ávila Lázaro Mario Padrón Ávila ... Cristal
Liliana Lam Hernández Liliana Lam Hernández ... Plastic Girl 1
Belissa Cruz Pupo Belissa Cruz Pupo ... Plastic Girl 2
Anais Abreu Anais Abreu ... Singer
Yaneisi Martín Baez Yaneisi Martín Baez ... Nurse
Liuda Montes Lado Liuda Montes Lado ... La Gata (as Liuda Motes Lado)
Yuleisy Viciedo Madrigal Yuleisy Viciedo Madrigal ... Yuleisy
Rolando Peña Rolando Peña ... Miguel
Naomi Battrick ... Tiffany
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Storyline

Mired in the nervous desperation of Havana, Raul dreams of escaping to Miami. When accused of assault, his only option is to flee. He appeals to his best friend, Elio, to abandon everything and help him reach his destiny, 90 miles across the ocean. Elio's commitment is tested when he is torn between protecting his sister and his own desire to get out. On this one night, full of hope and fraught with tensions, they face the biggest challenge of their lives. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Havana... A tourist's playground... Far from paradise. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

During a layover at Miami airport on the way to promote the film at the 2012 Tribeca Film Featival, actors Anailín de la Rúa de la Torre (Lila) and Javier Nuñez Florián (Elio) defected to seek political asylum in the US. They never actually attended the film premier in New York. The two actors, who played twins in the film, resurfaced and told news outlets they had fallen in love during shooting and that they were now expecting twins of their own. See more »

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Featured in The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Una lagrima mia
Written by Lucy Mulloy
Performed by Jenny Sotolongo, Coco Freeman - salsa
Performed by Anais Abreu - acapella
Performed by Anais Abreu - jazz
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Enjoyed!
10 September 2016 | by rahilpSee all my reviews

I really enjoyed this film, it showed me how much some people want to come to the United States so bad. I understand why because they want a better life. But are they really getting a better life? They have to start over loose all there stuff and just hope that they will eventually get back up on their feet. My favorite thing about this movie was probably how it showed so many really nice scenes of the water and the only thing I disliked was a part of the plot. I did not like Elio's sister at all. She should not have even been a character. Her role has a slight effect on the movie but she seemed to ruin everything for Elio and Raul. You can tell that this film is not American by the way that the movie ends. It is a very harsh ending that most people do not seem to get unless if looked upon closely. In fact the ending of the film was the only part I did not full comprehend, if I was not for I my teacher I would have left the room thinking there was a decently happy ending.


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Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

18 January 2013 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

Una noche See more »

Filming Locations:

Havana, Cuba

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,194, 25 August 2013

Gross USA:

$100,887

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$111,903
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Mulloy Productions See more »
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Stereo | Dolby SR

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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