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Conducta (2014)

Aging teacher Carmela has a special heart for pupils from broken homes and is challenged by the headmaster to follow up 12 year old Chala which is infatuated in Yeni. They are both poor, and has severe home troubles.

Director:

Ernesto Daranas

Writers:

Ernesto Daranas, Ania Molina (collaboration) (as Ania Molina Alonso)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alina Rodríguez Alina Rodríguez ... Carmela
Yuliet Cruz ... Sonia
Armando Miguel Gómez Armando Miguel Gómez ... Ignacio
Miriel Cejas Miriel Cejas ... Maria
Sílvia Águila Sílvia Águila ... Raquel
Idalmis Garcia Idalmis Garcia ... Mercedes (as Idalmis García)
Tomás Cao Tomás Cao ... Carlos
Roque Moreno Roque Moreno ... Policía
Anniet Porte Anniet Porte ... Mirta (as Anniet Forte)
Aramís Delgado Aramís Delgado ... Asesor
Armando Valdés Freire Armando Valdés Freire ... Chala
Amaly Junco Amaly Junco ... Yeni
Yoan Angarica Yoan Angarica ... Yoan
Richard Andrade Richard Andrade ... Richard
Cristian Guerra Cristian Guerra ... El Niño
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Aging teacher Carmela has a special heart for pupils from broken homes and is challenged by the headmaster to follow up 12 year old Chala which is infatuated in Yeni. They are both poor, and has severe home troubles.

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Country:

Cuba

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

January 2014 (Cuba) See more »

Also Known As:

Behavior See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$147,731
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Official submission of Cuba to the best foreign language film category of the 87th Academy Awards 2015. See more »

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Carmela: Every year, I have a Chala in my class. None of them has ever been stronger than me, because, at heart, they are all children. There are four things you need to bring up a child: a home, a school, rigor and affection. But outside that door, there's the street, and a teacher needs to know what's waiting for them out there. In the past, life was clearer, and I knew what I was preparing my students for. Now, the only thing clear to me is what not to prepare them for.
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Cautionary tale, albeit familiar...
25 February 2016 | by vynzenteSee all my reviews

Well filmed, with good views, but familiar. The story, however, is widely common as a film tape, and in reality... especially in countries of the third World. The actors, would say, that play extremely well, submit to the level specified. The movie to me is not a cliché, grabs the attention of the viewer in most of the time, but it is not something unseen or unheard. Мusic is selected correctly, nice clean speech and present good sound too. The evaluation ratio at the time as an average is deserved, so I recommend especially the audience with wider views and perception of justice, freedom, understanding and love ! And strong hope so in the shooting of the entire film has none injured Animal under any pretext.


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