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Maluala (1979) Sergio Giral, Samuel Claxton, Miguel Gutiérrez, Adolfo Llauradó, Drama

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Cuba in the late 1800s: After overpowering their Spanish masters, cimarrons – runaway African slaves – hide in settlements in the eastern mountains of Cuba. But discord is sown by traitorous elements secretly working for the Spanish. Maluala is part of the “historically lucid” (Village Voice) trilogy of films about Cuba’s slave uprisings against their colonial rulers made by Sergio Giral, one of the best best-known Cuban directors, who dedicated most of his films to telling the story of Caribbean history and Afro-Cuban culture.

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