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One Night

Una Noche (Cuba, UK, USA)

Directed by:
Lucy Mulloy
Cast:
Dariel Arrechaga, Anailín de la Rúa de la Torre, Javier Núñez Florián
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2013
Category:
Synopsis:

Mired in the nervous desperation of Havana, Raul dreams of escaping to Miami. When accused of assault, his only option is to flee Cuba. He begs his best friend, Elio, to abandon everything and help him reach the forbidden world 90 miles across the ocean. Elio’s commitment is tested when he is torn between protecting his twin sister and his own desire to get out.

Awards
Teddy Award (2nd place) - Berlin 2012, Jury Special Prize - Deauville 2012, Best Screenplay - Atena 2012, Telia Award - Stockholm 2012, Best Actor (Javier Núñez Florián, Dariel Arrechaga)

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