Habana Eva

Fina Torres

Cuba/Venezuela/France, Comedy, 2010
100 min, 35mm, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

 

In a Havana shaken by Fidel's retirement, a young seamstress, trapped in a clothing factory, dreams of designing beautiful dresses. With no support from her adorable but lazy Cuban boyfriend, her life takes a turn when she meets a dazzling capitalist who fans her hopes. After many deceptions and surprises, Eva has to choose between the two men she loves. Hers is an unexpected decision; one which makes for a humorous metaphor of Cuba's future options.

 

Austin Premiere

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Fina-Torres_webFina Torres, born in Caracas in 1951, studied film at the Institut des hautes études cinématographiques in Paris. Her directorial debut, Oriana, won la Caméra d'Or award at the 1985 Cannes Film Festival. To date, she continues to work with film projects related to Latin America.

 

Producer: Delfina Catala, Marco Mundarain, Fina Torres, Camilo Vives
Production Companies: Villa del Cine, ICAIC, Alter
Screenwriter: Jorge Camacho, Julio Carrillo, Fina Torres
Cinematographer: Héctor Ortega
Editor: Robin Katz
Sound Design: Erik Brena, Jesus Guevara
Music: Barbara Cohen
Cast: Fina Torres, Delfina Catana
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Habana eva

 

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