Partly dramatised documentary in which the communist Theo (a fictitious character) goes to Cuba to meet Fidel Castro. The aim of his journey is to add the sweat of the Cuban leader to his collection of bodily fluids.
Graduation film is partly dramatised documentary in which fifty-two-year-old communist Theo van Hoesel - a fictitious character - goes to Cuba to meet Fidel Castro. The aim of his journey is to add the Cuban leader's sweat to his collection of body fluids. Presented with two Golden Calves in 1997, one for Best Short Documentary and one for Best Actor (Jaap van Donselaar).

Credits

Set geluid
Montage
Production company
Nederlandse Filmacademie

Title: De tranen van Castro
Year: 1997
Duration : 50 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2005

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Acteur (1997)
Jaap van Donselaar
Beste Korte Documentaire (1997)
Merlijn Passier

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