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LA BELLA DE LA ALHAMBRA
THE BEAUTY OF LA ALHAMBRA

 

Enrique Pineda Barnet. 1989. Cuba. Fiction. 100 min.

Awards: Best Original Music, Premio de Radio Habana and Best Set Design at 1989 International Festival of New Latin American Cinema; 1989 Goya Award for Best Spanish Language Foreign Film, Spain; “Mano de Bronce” Award for Best Film at 1991 New York Latino Film Festival; 1991 “Pitirre Award” at the Cinemafest Festival, Puerto Rico; Audience Award for Best Film at 1991 Festival Cinematográfico Internacional de Ciudad de Asunción. Paraguay; Cuba’s 1991 submission to the 63rd Academy Awards

CANTOR CENTER 4/22 @ 7:00 PM 
Director Present for Q&A

 

 




La Habana, 1920s. Rachel is an ambitious chorus girl set on becoming a cabaret star at the famous Alhambra Theater. Her artistic talent and help from the theater owner are enough to make Rachel’s dream a reality.  But along the way, she loses the love of her life and instead finds a passion that puts her career at stake.

La Habana, década del 20. Rachel es una corista que ambiciona llegar a vedette en el famoso teatro Alhambra. Con el apoyo del dueño del teatro y sus dotes artísticas, lo consigue. En el camino pierde al amor de su vida y conoce una pasión que casi destruye su carrera.