The dialogue of this self-ethnographic documentary revolves around the audiovisual correspondence between two filmmakers and Cuban emigrants. Two childhood friends entering their 40s who, facing the challenges of emigration, try to rebuild their lives far away from Cuba. An intimate and revealing film about friendship and exile.
Year : 2019
Direction : Heidi Hassan & Patricia Perez
Co-Production : PCT Cinema-Television SA, Producciones de la 5ta Avenida
International sales: Habanero Film Sales
Length : 80 mn
Best Feature-length Film – IDFA Amsterdam 2019 (Nl)
Best Feature Documentary – Havana Film Festival 2019 (Cb)
Work in progress – Doc Lisboa 2018 (Pt)
Work in progress – Documentamadrid 2019 (sp)
Produced and recorded with the SACEM support. Special Thanks to Aubagne International Film Festival for the European Market of Film Composition.
Leïla Olivesi – Piano
Manu Codjia – Guitars
Damian Nueva – Electric bass
Patricia Cadaveira – Saxophone
Marcel Pascual Royo – percussions
Mixed in 5.1 by Loris Bernot at Backyard Studios – Paris.
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Links to articles and film reviews :
“In a Whisper” belong the 20 2019 best films according to Fotogramas (Article in spanish)