Cuba / Costa Rica / France 85 min.
Director: Armando Capó
Writer: Abel Arcos, Armando Capó
Cinematography: Javier Labrador Deulofeu
Music: Alex Catona
Cast: Damián González Guerrero, Lola Amores Rodríguez, Rafael Lahera Suárez, Verónica Lynn López, Glenda Delgado Domínguez, Alejandro Guerrero Machado, Luis Ernesto Bárcenas, Tatiana Monge Herrera
Producers: Marcela Esquivel; Caudia Olivera Peña; Nathalie Trafford
Production: Paraiso Production Diffusion, D’Safia Producciones (CU), La Feria Producciones (CR)
Cuba (August, 1994). The world of Carlos is collapsing. His little hometown is a chaos. His friends are leaving, his grandmother dies, he is exploring sexuality. He was hoping for a normal summer but his emotions are upside down while he tries to survive with an uncertain future when government politics change and thousands of cubans are throwing themselves to the sea with the hope of escaping.
Armando Capó (b. 1979) Armando Capó was bor in Gibara. He first graduated from Cuba’s National School of Visual Arts. He later graduated in directing at Instituto Superior de ARTE (ISA) and as documentary Film director at EICTV, San Antonio de los Baños. His works have been selected to participate in important festivals. Has been awarded for his Films in Films Festivals. “La Marea” was selected for the critics as on of the best Cuban Films in 2009. Armando was invited by the MOMA (2013 MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film and Media) and the Wintherthur Film Festival to do a retrospective on his previous works.