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Melaza
Molasses

A film by Carlos Lechuga. Cuba-France-Panama | 2012 | drama | 80 min.

Audio: Spanish
Subtitles: English

16+

In the Cuban village of Melaza, named after the once flourishing sugarcane fields, time stands still. There’s no use complaining, think the inhabitants, that’s just how it is.

Melaza is a heartwarming love story of a young couple who live in a much too small cottage with their chubby daughter and grumpy grandma. They try very hard to earn some extra money. Their attempts finally get them into deeper and deeper trouble. But together, the lovers manage to pull through it.

New talent Carlos Lechuga tells his critical story with humour and sparse dialogue, taking us on a journey to the beauties of rural Cuba. Far from the hotels and from Havana, but with a reality familiar to everyone who has ever been to Cuba – or faced a shortage of cash.
(IFF Rotterdam)

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