AmadaDirection: Humberto Solás.
Duration: 105 min.
Producers: José Ramón Pérez. Cast: Eslinda Núñez, César Evora, Silvia Planas, Andrés Hernández, Oneida Hernández.
Havana, 1914. World War I erupts. In Cuba, people live days of anguish and frustration. A passionate love begins between Amada, a conservative and married woman, and her cousin Marcial, a young non-conformist who tries to remove her from a decadent world that he rejects. Inspired by the novel La Esfinge by the Cuban author Miguel de Carrion.
- Acting Prize to Eslinda Núñez. Week of Latin American Cinema of Huelva, Spain, 1983.
- Best Female Role to Eslinda Núñez, Section of Scenic Art. Havana, Cuba, 1984.
- Caracol Prize of Best Photography. National Film, Radio and Television Festival. Havana, 1984.
Humberto Solás is an emblematic figure in Latin-America cinema. In the 60ís, he became one of the founders of New Latin American Cinema. During this period, he filmed Lucía, which is globally considered to be one of the ten most important films in the history of Latin-American cinema. His films have participated as official selections in festivals of Cannes, Venice, Moscow, Toronto, Montreal, Sundance and San Sebastián, among many others.
|April, 15th at 4:30 PM||Quad Cinema|