Two young Cuban musicians, Ruy and Tito share the same dream: to become famous and finally leave Havana. Ruy lives with Caridad and their two children. Although they still love each other, their relationship seems close to an end. Tito is on is own living with his grandmother. While in rehearsals for their first big concert; they learn that two Spanish producers Martha and Lorenzo are in Cuba looking for new talents. Facing what might be the chance of a lifetime, they will have to conquer "the Spanish".


Alberto Yoel García Osorio : Ruy  
Roberto San Martín : Tito 
Yailene Sierra : Caridad
Tomás Cao Uriza : Alex
Zenia Marabal : Luz María 
Marta Calvó : Marta
Roger Pera : Lorenzo


Director: Benito Zambrano
Screenwriters: Benito Zambrano and Ernesto Chao
Director of photography: Jean Claude Larrieu
Sound engineer: Jorge Marín
Sound mixing: Alfonso Raposo
Editing: Fernando Pardo
Music production: José Luis Garrido, Juan Antonio Leyva, Jorge Marín
Musicians: Juan Antonio Leyva, José Luis Garrido, Equis Alfonso, Enrique Ferrer Orsini, Dayan Abad García, Descemer Bueno, Kelvis Ochoa
Recording: Estudios Leyva,
Musitron: Estudios Escorpión
Producer: Antonio P. Pérez
Associate producer: Ignacio Santamaría
Co-producers: Camilo Vives, Fabienne Vonier

Production information

Maestranza Films - ICAIC, Cuba - Pyramide Productions, France

Technical information

Spain - France
Year of production : 2005
Length : 110 mn

Festivals and awards

Official Selection Cannes Film Festival 2005 - Un Certain Regard Official
Selection Rotterdam Film Festivak 2006
Goyas 2005 : Best editing
Bastia Film Festival 2005 : Audience Prize
Aubagne Film Festival 2005 : Audience Prize


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