The Awkward Age

  • 2006
  • Cuba / Spain / Venezuela
  • 1h 30min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Pavel Giroud
  • Cast: Ivan Carreira, Mercedes Sampietro, Susana Tejera

Cuban filmmaker Giroud's 1958-set sardonic memoir chronicles the life of ten-year-old Samuel, his impressions of Havana, his divorced mother and his fiesty Grandmother.

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Cine Cuba

4 Aug 2009

Fifty years of revolution on film

This season celebrating ‘50 Years of Revolution on Film’ hits its stride with Pavel Giroud’s ageing gangster drama Omertà and the queer politics of Tomás Gutiérrez Alea’s Strawberry and Chocolate. Also showing later in the season are Manuel Pérez’s…

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