A kind of anthology of stories that builds into a unique take on Cuba through the eyes of various protagonists - a single young woman, living in the shanties; a cane farmer; a middle-class student radical; a soon-to-be freedom fighter.
The camerawork is absolutely stunning, especially during the mind-blowing single-take sequences. In one moment, the camera follows a funeral procession, enters a building, moves through the office and then out of another window, back to the procession - but several storeys up in the air. I couldn’t figure out how they did it.
The movie is so visually arresting - I’ll probably upload some stills from it over the coming days. You know how I get a bit of a film-on for some movies.