Balseros

Oscar Nominee

Genre:  Documentary, Drama
Running Time:  120 min.
Release year:  2003

Current rating: Rating: 3.00
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Cast: Guillermo Armas, Rafael Cano, Miriam Hernández

Synopsis

When Fidel Castro announced in 1994 that his government would make no effort to stop boats carrying refugees from leaving Cuba, tens of thousands of Cubans set sail in small, often unseaworthy crafts. The film follows the fortunes of seven individuals from their departure through their internment at Guantánamo Bay to their subsequent lives in the United States.

Director: Carlos Bosch, Marcos Loris Omedes
Studio: Seventh Art Releasing
Producer(s): Marcos Loris Omedes
Screenplay: Carlos Bosch, David Trueba

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