AUGUST

AGOSTO

By Armando CAPÓ

M-APPEAL - as SALES All rights, World

Social issues - Completed 2019

Amidst the greatest crisis in cuban history, a boy's life will change forever

Festivals
& Awards

Toronto - TIFF 2019
Discovery
San Sebastian FF 2019
Horizontes Latinos
Thessaloniki IFF 2019
Film Market Films
Ventana Sur 2019
Festival de Cine de Lima (online) 2020
Competencia Ficción
    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • Social issues, Family, Drama
    • Countries
    • CUBA, COSTA RICA, FRANCE
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 85 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Armando CAPÓ
    • Writer(s)
    • Abel ARCOS, Armando CAPÓ
    • Producer(s)
    • Marcela ESQUIVEL JIMÉNEZ (La Feria Producciones), Claudia OLIVERA (D´Safia Producciones), Nathalie TRAFFORD (PARAISO PRODUCTION DIFFUSION)
    • Synopsis
    • Cuba, summer 1994. In the midst of Período Especial, one of the greatest crises in the country’s history, thousands of Cuban rafters try to reach the United States illegally, never sure if they’ll make it out alive. With holidays starting, Carlos plunges into a carefree August, wandering around with his friends and falling in love for the first time. Little does he know about the country’s uncertain future, until one by one, neighbors and friends leave in search of a better life, friendships break apart and families split up. In this hot summer, the world of Carlos will turn upside down.
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