Ana’s film, the latest film by Cuban director Daniel Diaz Torres, will be released on Thursday 17 in the national premieres circuit.
The feature film, produced by the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC), is a comedy about an actress (Ana) without much professional luck that tests to her histrionic abilities to the limit.
Due to exceptional circumstances, Ana becomes the director of a mock documentary that includes her among its protagonists.
The film has in its cast with actresses Laura de la Uz and Yuliet Cruz, in the leading roles, in addition to performances by Thomas Cao, Paula Ali, Yerlin Perez, Rodolfo Faxas, Blanca Rosa Blanco and Enrique Molina, among others.
In the last edition of the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, Ana’s film won Coral Screenplay Award for Eduardo del Llano and Diaz Torres, Female Performance for de la Uz, and the Amazonas Films Distribution award, becoming the most prominent Cuban film submitted to the festival.
On the film its protagonist Laura de la Uz said earlier that it is a funny movie and also a call to reflection; it is very Cuban, speaks of dreams of women, of machismo that she has to face in the environment where she works and also at home.
Ana’s film is the fifth Díaz Torres-Del Llano collaboration, who have previously worked on the films Alicia en el pueblo de Maravillas, Kleines Tropicana, Hacerse el sueco and Lisanka.