Strawberry and Chocolate
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Strawberry & Chocolate (Fresa y chocolate)

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ActorsJorge Perugorría, Vladimir Cruz, Mirta Ibarra

DirectorTomás Gutiérrez Alea, Juan Carlos Tabío

From Gay Essential

Strawberry & Chocolate is a Cuban-Spanish-Mexican film, directed by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea and Juan Carlos Tabío. A Comedy drama following the story of student David and his relationships, the film starred Jorge Perugorría and Vladimir Cruz. Read More Here

“The film is a thoughtful, sensual pleasure.”
   Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian  

“A Flirtation Across the Borders of Cuban Ideology.”
   Caryn James, The New York Times

“Strawberry and Chocolate” is not a movie about the seduction of a body, but about the seduction of a mind.”
   RogerEbert.com

Features:

  • Format: PAL
  • Language: Spanish
  • Region: Region 2
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: 18
  • Studio: Mr Bongo Records
  • DVD Release Date: 23 Feb 2009
  • Run Time: 110 minutes

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Reviews

  1. :

    First I will say that this film is definitely worthy of the accolades and positive reviews it has received. I was particularly struck by the performance of Jorge Perugorría as the gay artist Diego. Perugorria’s performance draws you in whether he is being sly and bitchy or indignant and passionate. His unrequited love for David (Vladimir Cruz) is both sweetly naïve as well as crushingly sad. I won’t give away the final scene, but I will say that without Perugorria’s stellar performance throughout the film it would have been a less powerful moment.

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