Posts belonging to Category Cuba Film Writers

Humberto Solás Borrego

Humberto Solás Borrego (December 4, 1941, Havana, Cuba – 18 September 2008, Havana, Cuba) was a film director, producer and screenwriter Cuban.[ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] Remembered for his film Lucia (1968), considered one of the 10 most important films in America Latína.


Degree in history from the University of Havana, soon to go into the film. In 1960 he began in the Cuban Institute of art and film industry, first as Assistant Director and then as a producer.

Its international projection reached it with A man of success (1986), first Cuban film to be nominated for an Academy Award for best non-English speaking film. He received the National award of Cuban cinema in 2005. In 2003 he created the International Festival of film poor alternative show in Gibara.[ 4 ]

Upon the death, the Cuban Film Institute emphasized his figure saying:

Humberto Solás poor film, will continue the huge ethical challenge Humberto consolidate, a similarly pragmatic view, multiple spaces professional film artistic rigor in Cuba and abroad. Your teacher will be about liable for present and future generations of filmmakers and intellectuals that unite their lives to the destiny of their peoples.[ 1 ]


* The flight (1958)

* Casablanca (1961)

* Minerva translates the sea (1962)

* The refrato 1963 (short film) [ 5 ]

* The harassment 1964 (short film) [ 5 ]

* Manuela (1966)

* Lucia (1968)

* A November day (1972)

* Simparelé (1974)

* Chile Cantata (1975)

* Cecilia (1981)

* Amada (1983)

* A man of success (1986)

* The century of lights (1991)

* Honey for Oshún (2001) Ariel Award for best Latin American film in 2002.

* Adela (2005)

* Barrio Cuba (2005)

Eduardo del Llano

Eduardo del Llano (Moscow, 1962) is a writer, University Professor and writer Cuban.

Degree in Art history at the University of Havana in 1985, during the 1980s it was composed in the Us-and-other theatrical and literary group. He formed with Jorge goldenberg, tom abrams and Walter bernstein in the elaboration of screenplays, at the time that was developing his work as Professor at the Faculty of Arts and letters at the University of Havana (Latin American art history and photography).

Short film Monte Rouge – satire on the work of the Cuban State security-, was critical of the regime in Cuba and was qualified at some time in underground, but Eduardo Llano clarified that it was not a clandestine film, but that was not funded by the Cuban Institute of art and film industry.


In their film role include:

* Alice in the town of wonders of Daniel Díaz Torres (co-writer, 1991).

* kleines tropikana Daniel Díaz Torres (co-writer, 1997).

* Life is to whistle Fernando Pérez (co-writer, 1998).

* Do Swedish by Daniel Díaz Torres (co-writer, 2000).

* Dalí Salvador Fernando timossi (co-writer, 2001).

* Madrigal, Fernando Perez (co-writer, 2006).

* Academy. A surrealist passion Lucas Fernández (2008 co-screenwriter)


* Monte Rouge (short film, 2005)

* High Tech (short film, 2005)

* Photoshop (short film, 2006)

* Homo Sapiens (short film, 2006)

* Brainstorm (short film, 2009)


In his facet as a writer, include:

* Twelve apostates (1994).

* Nostalgia for the slug (1993) (poetry).

* The elefantico green (children’s literature), (1993).

* Criminals (stories) (1994).

* The clessidra di Nicanor (1997).

* Obstacle, (1997).

* Nicanor trips (stories) (2000).

* Three, (2002).

* The kiss and the plan (stories).


Has obtained literary Publisher Awards April in 1988 and 1992; Italo Calvino award in 1996 and the Cuban revolution short story award in 1998. Hyphenated life is to whistle he obtained the prize of the Sundance Film Festival.

Jesús Díaz

Jesús Díaz (Havana, October 14, 1941 – Madrid, may 2, 2002) was a novelist, essayist, screenwriter and film director Cuban.[ 1 ] He studied at the school of philosophy and letters University of Havana.[ 2 ] Became known to the be awarded in the year 1966 book hard years with Casa de las Américas award.[ 3 ] He was director of the Partnership meeting of the Cuban culture and Professor at the Berlin Film Academy and the Madrid School of letters.[ 4 ] His novel the lost words was a finalist in premio Nadal in the year 1992, [ 5 ] and tell me something about Cuba was a finalist for Rómulo Gallegos Prize in the year 1999.



* Four Manuel leaks (2001)

* Siberian (2000)

* Tell me something about Cuba (1998)

* The skin and the mask (1996)

* Lost words (1992)

* The initials of the Earth (1987)

* The hard years (1966)


* Baroque (1989). Co-writer

* Clandestine (1987). Writer.

* Another woman (1986). Writer.

* Remoteness (1985). Script and direction.

* Red Dust (1981). Script and direction.

* In land of Sandino (1978, documentary).

* Fifty-five brothers (1978, documentary).

* The sixth part of the world (1977, documentary). Co-Director.

* Gallery in Lagos (1977 film).

* Benin: one African nation (1977 film).

* On the banks of the Angara River (1977 film).

* The land of many waters (1976, short).

* Song of Puerto Rico (1976, short).

* Mina, freedom wind (1976). Script.

* A day in the Park (1976, short).

* Change lives 1975 (short film).

* Chronicle of victory (1975, short film made in collaboration with Fernando Pérez Valdés).

* Puerto Rico (1975). In collaboration with Fernando Pérez.

* You have the floor (1973). Co-screenwriter.

* The strange case of Rachel K (1973). Co-screenwriter.

* Long live the Republic! (1972). Co-screenwriter.

Ernesto Daranas

Ernesto Daranas (7 December 1961, Havana), Cuban film and television director and screenwriter.

Daranas launched successfully from an early age on the radio and later television in 2004 developed the screenplay and co-directed alongside natasha Vázquez documentary last Havana gaiteiros, winner of the Prix International of journalism King of Spain, one of the most important in the Hispanic world.

In 2004 Daranas led TV film La Vie en Rose, which drew up the script. This work won the Grand Prize of the I Festival national television of Cuba more six, including Best Director and original screenplay, and it has quickly become a cult of the Cuban audiovisual work.

Daranas work has always tried to somehow habanera society problems such as prostitution, poverty, the absence of the parents, etc. An example of this is La Vie en Rose, where social critique reaches a tone even surreal.

Daranas is currently in post-production of his first film for cinema, The gods broken, with Isabel Santos, Silvia Eagle, Mario Limonta action and others.