La Arrancada

On the Starting Line

World Premiere - Berlinale Panorama

France / Cuba / Brasil / 63min / 16:9 / Dobly 5.1 / 4k / 2019

Directed by Aldemar Matias

Screenplay by Aldemar Matias

Produced by David Hurst

Cinematography by Aldemar Matias

Edited by Jeanne Oberson

 Sound by Romain Ozanne

With:

Jenniffer LAMOTH RODRIGUEZ

Marbelis RODRIGUEZ LAMOTH

Jenniffer is a young sportswoman questioning her career as a national athlete in Cuba. Her mother, Marbelis, is the tough boss of a public fumigation center in downtown Havana. As her brother is getting ready to leave the country, Jenniffer struggles to find her place. This intimate family chronicle, seen from the perspective of two women, unfolds the portrait of a generation unsure of what’s next in Cuba.
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