Guantanamera (1997)

Guantanamera
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 41mins.
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Keywords road
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Lourdes Prieto Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Hans Burmann Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Juan Carlos Tabio Screenplay n/a 120778 4000003
Tomas Gutierrez Alea Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Aurelio Nunez Associate Producer n/a 171 3000006
Eliseo Alberto Diego Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Carmen Frías Editor n/a 172 7000001
Jose Nieto Music n/a 120781 8000001
Frank Cabrera Production Executive director of production 118216 11000001
Raul Garcia Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Alina Pombo Casting n/a 179 10000001
Onelia Larralde Art Director n/a 183 9000002
Oneliao Larralde Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Walter Achugar Associate Producer n/a 171 3000005
Enrique Gonzalez Macho Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Pedro Fernandez Actor Ramon 1 1000005
Luis Alberto Garcia Actor Tony 1 1000006
Jorge Perugorria Actor Mariano 1 1000004
Raul Eguren Actor Candido 1 1000003
Mirtha Ibarra Actor Georgina 1 1000002
Conchita Brando Actor Aunt Yoyita 1 1000007
Suset Perez Malberti Actor Iku 1 1000008
Camilo Vives Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Ulrich Felsberg Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Gerardo Herrero Producer n/a 3 3000001
Juan Carlos Tabio Director n/a 2 2000002
Tomas Gutierrez Alea Director n/a 2 2000001
Carlos Cruz Actor Adolfo 1 1000001
Synopsis
A successful retiring actress Aunt Yoyita has returned to the town of Guantanamera 50 years after leaving it and her first love, Candido, behind. She is welcomed by her niece, Georgina, who is married to a rigid bureaucrat, Adolfo. Yoyita is touchingly reunited with Candido, who remains as deeply in love with her as he was 50 years ago. Their rekindled passions brings Yoyita to such paroxysms of joy that she promptly dies in his arms. Hoping to advance his career, Adolfo has pioneered a state plan to cut Cuban fuel consumption, which entails transporting corpses to their burial grounds by exchanging the funeral's cortege's vehicles at each town along the way. Yoyita's casket must, therefore, be driven to Havana according to this new system in the company of Georgina, Adolfo, Candido and a chauffeur. By strange series of coincidences, a truck driven by Mariano, a former student of Georgina's, who had fallen in love with her, yet never had the courage to pursue her, is taking the same route.
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