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Lenin Park Mexico, Cuba 2015 | 76 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2016

Itziar Leemans

Carlos Mignon (1981), Mexican, and Itziar Leemans (1983), French, met while studying at the Escuela Internacional deCine y Televisión in San Antonio de los Baños in Cuba. Lenin Park is their first long documentary film. 

Carlos Mignon

Carlos Mignon (1981), Mexican, and Itziar Leemans (1983), French, met while studying at the Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión in San Antonio de los Baños in Cuba. Lenin Park is their first long documentary film. 

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Documentary "I am your father and your mother" says Yesuan to his younger sister Karla. Both live in Cuba. Antoin, the eldest of the siblings, is working on his career as an opera singer in France. Four years ago, the siblings' ways separated after the death of their mother. Their last shared memory: an afternoon in Lenin Park in Havana. The next day, Antoin packed his things and left for Europe. Yesuan and Karla were left behind. They miss their brother and try to come to terms with their new roles in the family. Their relationship is not uncomplicated: pubescent Karla feels her brother treats her like a child and wants to rid herself of his control. In parallel montages that blur the borders with fiction, Lenin Park shows three siblings' everyday life between distance and longing
Original title: Parque Lenin
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: French, Spanish
Section: Vitrina
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Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Itziar Leemans, Carlos Mignon
Screenplay: Itziar Leemans, Carlos Mignon
Cast: Yesuán González López, Antoin Herrera López, Karla López Kessel
Producer: Santiago De la Paz Nicolau, Lucia Diaz Alvarez
Director of Photography: Itziar Leemans
Music: Immanuel Miralda
Production Design:
Editor: Raúl Barreras
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp unencrypted
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World Sales: IMCINE
Production: Nómadas
Contact: Santiago De la Paz Nicolau, Nómadas: santiago@nomadas.cc

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