Compétition internationale
46th edition
NOVEMBER 15>23, 2024, Nantes - France

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by Juan OROL

Cuba, 1868. After bis father’s death, Gaston cornes back to Hacienda and sets young slave Siboney free. A long time ago, Gaston was thrown out of his father’s house for advocating rights for black slaves. Then be became the manager of Ligia, an opera singer. At that time, Gaston received a letter and learnt that Siboney was the daughter of important aristocrats who gave her to a black couple to protect her from their enemies. With the help of Ligia and Gaston, Siboney maintains her artistic talent and achieves success. She tells Gaston she loves him. But tenor Ricardo, who bas been courting her, convinces her to go away with him. Gaston goes to fight in the Cuban Independence War. Ricardo and Siboney bave a fight. She decides to go back to Gaston, fatally wounded in a battle. On bis death bed, Gaston asks Ricardo to marry Siboney. A dying Gaston smiles when he hears that the independence fighters have won two major battles.

  • Titre français
  • Original title
  • Titre international
  • Scénario
    Juan Orol
  • Photo
    Ricardo Delgado, Agustln Jiménez
  • Musique
    Rodrigo Prats, Ernesto Lecuona, Maestro Barros, Rodriguez Silva, maître Sánchez de Fuentes
  • Interprétation
    Maria Antonieta Pons, Juan Orol, Luisa Maria Morales, Oscar Lombardo, Consuelo Sainz, Enrique del Rio, Ramón Pérez Diaz, Lolita Feliú, Jean Angelo, Eustaquio P. Toledano
  • Production
    Juan Orol
  • Support de projection
    16 mm

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