Friday, March 1, 2013

Strawberry and Chocolate

1994 Cuban/Mexican Feature
Alternate Title: Fresa y chocolate

Cast: Jorge Perugorría, Vladimir Cruz, Mirta Ibarra and Francisco Gattorno
Directors: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea and Juan Carlos Tabío
Writer: Senel Paz, based on his short story The Wolf, the Forest and the New Man (El Lobo, el bosque y el hombre nuevo)

In 1979 Havana, two men — a gay artist and a communist student — form an unlikely friendship.


  • Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 80% / Audience: 82%
  • OMG rating: 6/10

  • DVD: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available
  • Book: Available


  • Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film.
  • Berlin International Film Festival Special Jury Prize and Teddy Award for Best Feature Film.
  • Goya Award for Best Spanish Language Foreign Film.
  • Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize.

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