#420: I Am Cuba

s8xqgdpudbkfigfhfdu0edw9bkq#420 – I Am Cuba, (Soy Cuba), 1964, Mikhail Kalatozov

An unabashed exercise in cinema stylistics, I Am Cuba is pro-Castro/anti-Batista rhetoric dressed up in the finest clothes. The film’s four dramatic stories take place in the final days of the Batista regime; the first two illustrate the ills that led to the revolution, the third and fourth the call to arms which cut across social and economic lines.