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Film Fest Gent - El Rey de La Habana
Archived: El Rey de La Habana - The King of Havana (2015)

director: Agustí Villaronga

composer: Joan Valent
With: Maikol David, Yordanka Ariosa, Héctor Medina, a.o.

duration: 125 minutes


'The King of Havana' takes off with young Reinaldo losing first his mother, brother and finally, his grandmother. Forced to live on the streets of Havana, he needs to find a way to fend for himself. When he meets Magda and Yunisleidy, who also live on the colourful, turbulent streets, he finds a way to escape his misery, trading it in for love and passion.


director: Agustí Villaronga
composer: Joan Valent
producer: Luisa Matienzo
screenplay: Agustí Villaronga based on the novel by Pedro Juan Gutiérrez
Editor: Raúl Román
Cinematography: Josep M. Civit

production company: Bord Cadre Films

More info

dialogue: Spanish
subtitles: Eng subt.
Country: Spain - Dominican Republic
year: 2015


AGUSTÍ VILLARONGA: Anta mujer (1976, short), Laberint (1980, short), Al Mayurka (1980, short), Tras el Cristal (1986), El Niño de la Luna (1989), Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain (1992), Cycle Simenon (1995, TV series), Cròniques de la veritat oculta (1997, TV series), 99.9 (1997), El mar (2000), Gracia exquisita (2000, short), Aro Tolbukhin in the Mind of a Killer (2002), Mylène Farmer: Fuck Them All (2005, short), After the Rain (2007, TV movie), 50… Show more

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:2,35

Other festival films by director Agustí Villaronga

2019:El mar
2019:El niño de la luna
2019:Pa Negre
2019:Tras el Cristal
2019:Incerta Gloria
1986:Tras el cristal
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