Cinema at All Costs
Memories of Overdevelopment
A film by Miguel Coyula
An intellectual leaves the Cuban revolution and underdevelopment only
find that does not fit into his new life in development. A portrait of a
alienated man, without politics and ideology defined, addressing
aging, desire and the inability of the individual to belong in
The narrative of the film is a collage of memories, dreams, compounds
fiction, animation, documentary and manipulated elements and assemblies
a way that suggests how subjective personal memory works,
The film is based on the novel by Edmundo Desnoes, second
part of the diptych initiated in 1967 Memories of Underdevelopment.
Friday April 11, 2012
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: 1st Avenue between 46 and 60 number 4606. Miramar. Playa. Havana
Miguel Coyula (Havana, March 31, 1977) is a film director
graduate of the International School of Film and Television (EICTV) of San
Antonio de los Baños, Cuba. He has made several short films in Cuba
which have been awarded in the country, until his feature debut,
Red Cockroaches, and won several awards at international festivals.
The movie review in Variety describes it as “A triumph of
technology in the hands of a visionary. “From the beginning has Coyula
worked completely independently, making the script, photography,
editing, animation and sound design in movies he has done.