The Lost City Movie Review 2005

Information and Film Reviews for The Lost City the Movie

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2.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

Garcia's directorial debut is a 20-year, overextended labor of love. Set in 1958 Havana, the old-fashioned saga focuses on the three Fellove brothers and their reactions to the Batista dictatorship and Castro's revolution. Fico (Garcia), the eldest, is an apolitical nightclub owner who wants life to go on as it always has, while his two younger brothers, Luis (Carbonell) and Rico (Murciano), believe in violent change. Politics not only divides the family but soon shatters their comfortable existence, leading Fico into exile from his beloved home (as it did for Garcia's own family). The numerous musical interludes are only in Spanish.

Distribution

Magnolia Home Entertainment, 49 W. 27th St., 7th Fl., New York, NY 10001, Phone: (212)924-6701, Fax: (212)924-6742, Email: dvd@magpictures.com

Running time 143 minutes.
Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Cuba, Period Piece: 1950s, Nightclubs, Family Drama, Politics, Period Piece: 1940s, Brothers & Sisters, Historical Drama, Communists & Communism
Screenplay
G. Cabrera Infante
Cast
Andy Garcia, Nestor Carbonell, Enrique Murciano, Richard Bradford, Steven Bauer, Dustin Hoffman, Julio Oscar Mechoso, Tomas Milian, William Marquez, Bill Murray, Elizabeth Pena, Millie Perkins, Tony Plana, Ines Sastre
Cinematography
Emmanuel (Manu) Kadosh
Director
Andy Garcia
Music
Andy Garcia
Other
Stephan Von Hase, Christopher Cibelli, Carlos Menendez, Sylvia Conde, Deborah L. Scott, Waldemar Kalinowski
Producer
Jr. Frank Mancuso, Andy Garcia, Cineson, Lions Gate, Crescent Drive Pictures

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