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Day of the Flowers

Day of the Flowers
  • 2012
  • UK
  • 100 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: John Roberts
  • Cast: Eva Birthistle, Carlos Acosta, Charity Wakefield
  • Language: English, Spanish
  • UK release: 29 November 2013
  • Website: dayoftheflowers.com

Likeable but uneven drama about two Scottish sisters (Eva Birthistle and Charity Wakefield) who take their late father's ashes to Cuba, the site of his supposed revolutionary heyday. Birthistle is a standout performer while the plot renders it easily enjoyed but just as easily forgotten.

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Day of the Flowers

26 Jun 20123 stars

Likeable but uneven drama about two Scottish sisters in Cuba

This light drama about family uniquely connects Glasgow and Cuba through its story of chalk and cheese sisters Rosa (Eva Birthistle) and Ailie (Charity Wakefield), the former an anti-capitalist activist, the latter a materialistic party girl, who steal…

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