The story of five Cuban political prisoners who had been imprisoned by the United States since the late 1990s on charges of espionage and murder.


Olivier Assayas


Olivier Assayas, Fernando Morais (inspired by the book 'The Last Soldiers of the Cold War')
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Credited cast:
Penélope Cruz ... Olga Salanueva
Edgar Ramírez ... Rene Gonzalez
Gael García Bernal ... Gerardo Hernandez
Ana de Armas ... Ana Magarita Martinez
Wagner Moura ... Juan Pablo Roque
Leonardo Sbaraglia ... Jose Basulto
Nolan Guerra Nolan Guerra ... Cruz León (as Nolan Guerra Fernandez)
Osdeymi Pastrana Osdeymi Pastrana ... Irma Gonzalez (as Osdeymi Pastrana Miranda)
Tony Plana ... Luis Posada Carriles
Julian Flynn ... 'El Tigre Viamonte' (PUND's pilot)
Anel Perdomo Anel Perdomo ... Viramontez's Wife
Amada Morado Amada Morado ... Tete
Leandro Cáceres Leandro Cáceres ... Ponzón (as Leandro Caceres)
Harlys Becerra ... CANF Activist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joyce Biersteker Joyce Biersteker ... Miami Reporter


Havana, early 90's. René González, a Cuban pilot, steals a plane and flees Cuba, leaving behind his beloved wife and daughter. He starts a new life in Miami. Other Cuban defectors soon follow and start a spy network. Their mission is to infiltrate violent anti-Castro organizations responsible for terror attacks on the island. Written by AnonymusB

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Wagner Moura acted as Pablo Escobar in Narcos (2015). In this movie he mentions Escobar. See more »


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Sonno tremendo
Written by Mario Capuano (as M. Capuano), Giosy Capuano (as G. Capuano) and Danilo Alberto Ciotti
Performed by Rocky Roberts
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A 5th grader could've written, directed and edited this film better
10 July 2020 | by Top_Dawg_CriticSee all my reviews

What a sloppy convoluted mishmash story riddled with plot and technical issues, and equally as bad in the editing and directing departments. Was Olivier Assayas drunk and/or high when he put this together? It's a complicated slog of a film that is dull and boring and makes no sense, that the 127 min runtime felt like 5 hours. And the ending felt like they used up the budget lol. The only redeeming qualities was that the acting was on point, the landscapes beautiful, the sound and score decent, and the cinematography was excellent, and that's where my very generous 5/10 rating goes towards. Such a shame on the lost potential had a better director and screenwriter been hired instead of Assayas.

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