The Cat’s Death

Havana, 1989. Raul, Camilo and Armando are three friends who plot to kill a neighbour’s cat to get meat to eat during Cuba’s “Special Period”. This leads to a series of conflicts, with an unexpected finale.

The Cat’s Death (2014)


Colombia, Cuba


Spanish, with English subtitles




Lilo Vilaplana

Lilo Vilaplana

Lilo Vilaplana

Born in Camagüey, Cuba, Lilo Vilaplana is a theatre and television director. He has directed three short films and is the author of the book A Cuban Account.

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