Tag Archives: Cuba

A brief review: “Vientos de la Habana” [Cuba, Spain 2016]

Félix Viscarret’s crime thriller, “Vientos de la Habana” [Eng. Title: Four Seasons in Havana: The Winds of Lent] is a feature-length spin-off of a TV mini series that was rather well received in Spain. Since I’ve neither seen the TV … Continue reading

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Marilyn Solaya & Mirta Ibarra in “Fresa y Chocolate” [1994, Cuba]

Tomás Gutiérrez Alea is Cuba’s best known and most respected director, and although I’ve seen only three films of his to date, I shall start his filmography with one of his last, “Fresa y Chocolate” [Eng. Title: Strawberry and … Continue reading

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