Miriel Cejas, | Humberto Solás Directors: Cuba’s focus on international solidarity sees it export thousands of doctors to other poor countries. Drama, Three characters in present-day Havana must choose between clinging to their self-restricting beliefs, or getting rid of them to live more freely. Drama, Cecilia, a Cuban girl of mixed race in violent 19th-century Cuba, is raised by her mother and grandmother as a courtesan. Monica Alonso Solares, 112 min Directors: Michel Aumont, PG-13 Successful debut in post revolutionary Cuban cinema of legendary actress, Rosita Fornés. It takes its name from two flavours of ice cream at the famous Helados Coppelia parlour in Havana, which features in the movie. Jorge Perugorría, | Isabel Santos, Michael Cristofer 94 min Comedy, A satire about the life of the Cuban people. | Stars: There is a huge number of great shots, and even a scene at the iconic Tropicana nightclub. Omar Valdés, Votes: Laura De la Uz, Angelina Jolie, Blanca Rosa Blanco, Comedy, Drama, Romance. | Daniel Díaz Torres Samuel Claxton, Drama. This is an incomplete list of films produced in Cuba in chronological order. Based on real events of urban guerrilla units fighting the Batista regime during the 50s, the film reflects the atmosphere of terror in which these young people fought and overthrew the tyrant, giving up their own lives, without losing the joy of living or the conviction that victory would be achieved. 144 min Stars: Drama. 26,550 Jorge Perugorría, Her husband, Ramón, wants ... See full summary », Director: | Thais Valdés, Filmed in Havana a few years after the revolution, this dark comedy is a great way of seeing how the Cuban capital used to look. Javier Mariscal, 92 min It is an independent Cuban/ U.S. project produced by Sarah Green ("The Tree of Life", "Frida") and ... See full summary », Director: Daisy Granados, Director: Stars: Miguel Gutiérrez, Paula Ali, 94 min Comedy, Romance, In Havana, a post office branch is more than a place of bureaucratic rules and regulations to ensure effective public services. John Slattery, Votes: Sela Ward, Manuel Estanillo, Stars: Nina Kervel-Bey, Director: Jorge Molina, Gael García Bernal, $1.73M, Not Rated Drama, History. This film explores how Cuba achieved and maintains such high levels of healthcare. Joseph L. Mankiewicz Stars: 5,048 Drama, Romance, Thriller. Mario Limonta, Director: Violeta Rodríguez, During the late 1800s in Cuba, runaway African slaves hide in mountainous settlements after overpowering their Spanish masters. J Michael Seyfert uses this film to look at how the architecture of Havana has been left to crumble. Fabiola Quiroz, This film explores how Cuba achieved and maintains such high levels of healthcare. Eduardo Moure, 95 min Jorge Trinchet, 80 min The members of a funeral procession and some truckdrivers who have to take the same route begin to talk about god and the world ending up in discovering ... See full summary », Directors: Director: Alberto Yoel, Ballerina Mariana has promised God ... See full summary », Director: Stars: Ibrahim Ferrer, | Excellent direction. Óscar Álvarez, Notable for the authenticity of the situations portrayed as well as the actors' solid performances. Isabel Santos, 5,277 | Gross: Mayra Rodríguez, Not Rated Grand Prix Ecrans Juniors, Cannes, 2005; Best Film, International Children's Film Festival, L'Aisne, France, 2006; Best Film, Wurzburg International Film Festival, Germany, 2006; Best Film, Internationale Kinder Film Festival, Bremen and Hannover, Germany, 2006, among others. ... See full summary », Director: Wenders's film was both a box office and critical success, winning numerous awards including Best Documentary at the European Film Awards. Maudelet Badia, Drama, Hormigas en la Boca follows Martin from a 10 year stint in a Spanish prison for robbery to pre-Castro Cuba to recover the loot from his ex-girlfriend. Osvaldo Doimeadiós, A lesbian, an aspiring actor, an aspiring singer, a low-class marriage, a neighborhood community and 2 renowned directors have memorable less-than-24-hour-long experiences while living in/visiting the capital of Cuba. Director: Alice Faye, Cristina Gout, Director: René Sánchez, Drama. Largest network of trusted Cuba partners Silvano Rey, Stars: | Gross: Fernando Pérez | A young college student and a homosexual who loves the culture of his country build up a complex relationship in the midst of social prejudices during the late 1970s, early 1980s. René Losada, Comedy, When her country is taken over by socialist revolutionaries, a wealthy woman can't bear to give up all of her wealth and possessions to the new government, so she hides all of her treasures... See full summary », Director: Enrique Santisteban, Stars: | | Adela Legrá, It’s a good watch, and one that will help you get an idea of what Cubans have been through. | Gross: This is an incomplete list of films produced in Cuba in chronological order. | Víctor Huggo Martin, | Director: facebook twitter Email. | Drama, Romance, War. Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. In 1914, during World Ward I, Amada, a bourgeois wife, falls in love with her cousin Marcial, a young idealist who is fighting against the Cuban regime in power. Juan Padrón 4,909 It’s an engaging story, and there are lots of shots of the city itself that provide a sense of realism. Caleb Casas, Manuel Manquiña, 90 min Juan Carlos Cremata Malberti, Each year we help more than 50,000 travelers from over 150 countries. Director: Action, Adventure, Comedy. | Drama. Ana de Armas, Fernando Pérez made his debut as a director with this film, characterized by convincing dramaturgy, impeccable performances, accurate script and meticulous photography. | Walter Lang Comedy, The flamboyant Cuban-born / New York based singer CuCu Diamantes on her tour around Cuba. | | $16.25M, Not Rated | Drama. Rodrigo Santoro, About the Author: Nick MacWilliam. Nan Spencer is on a boat bound for Havana which runs aground. Frank Sinatra, Coral for Best Short Film, International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, Havana, 2001; Best Short Film, Latino Film Festival, Los Angeles, 2001, among others. Humberto Solás Comedy, Musical, Romance. Gerardo Chijona | Its numerous awards include the Golden Hugo at the 1976 International Film Festival of Chicago and the First Grand Prix at the 1979 Iberian and Latin American Film Festival of Biarritz. Directors: Tapping into the Cuban love of baseball, directors Marcia Jarmel and Ken Schneider follow a 13-year-old child in the US who wants to send baseballs to Cuba in defiance of the trade embargo. | | | Roberto Blanco, Susana Pérez, But with the aid of a scientist, they need a type of vaccination where they can live in daylight. A middle-class intellectual, who has stayed in Cuba after the triumph of the Revolution in 1959, faces during those early years a new world he does not seem to grasp. Sancho Gracia, Music and romantic desire unites them, but their journey - in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero - brings heartache and torment. Stars: Miguel Coyula Vladimir Cruz, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Adam Plotch, Based on Edmundo Desnoes's award-winning novel. Buena Vista Social Club (1999) This amazing documentary brought aging Cuban musicians into the global spotlight and brought worldwide recognition for their talent after they had been all but forgotten. If you’re into classic cars it’s a must-see, and it also explains why the cars are necessary in the country.