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Café Amargo / Bitter Coffee

Café Amargo / Bitter Coffee

In the fifties, Lola, Gelacia, Pepa and Cira Garlobo are four young sisters living in solitude on a remote coffee plantation in the middle of the Sierra Maestra mountains. Reluctant to have any men in their house, they nevertheless give refuge to  a young rebel on his way to join the guerrillas- a decision that will dramatically change their lives.

Title:

Café Amargo / Bitter Coffee

Director(s):

Rigoberto Jimenez Hernandez

Year of Release:

2015

Region:

Cuba

Language:

Spanish with English subtitles

Type / Genre:

Narrative Feature

Runtime:

95 minutes

Rating:

16+

Showtimes:

Thu 22 Sept, 10.30am, MovieTowne POS Screen 8
Mon 26 Sept, 3.30pm, MovieTowne POS Screen 7

T+T Premiere


About the Director(s):

Rigoberto Jimenez Hernandez

Rigoberto Jimenez Hernandez

Rigoberto Jimenez Hernandez was born in Granma province, Eastern Cuba. In 1993 he began making documentaries with social content produced by TV Serrana, which have won numerous awards at festivals around the world. Bitter Coffee is his first feature film.

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