At its core this film is a love letter from a daughter to her Dad. Filmmaker Vivien Lesnik grew up wondering what drove her father – a 26 of July Movement veteran who left Cuba early in the revolution, started a magazine in Miami, and had his office bombed 11 times in the 1970’s violence in that city – to remain so passionate about Cuba. She tells his story, and tells of her own rediscovery of her Cuban roots.
The film is full of archival footage of the anti-Batista revolution, the early years of Castro, the violence in
Cubans’ separation, according to this film, is all the fault of the
Interesting film, very interesting family/historical angle, but you may need a grain of salt, maybe a very big one.
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