THE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY OF CELESTE GARCIA
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THE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY OF CELESTE GARCIA

Directed by Arturo Infante

Info

Director: Arturo Infante
Section: International Independents
Country: Germany, Cuba
Year: 2018
PT: EL VIAJE EXTRAORDINARIO DE CELESTE GARCIA
OT: EL VIAJE EXTRAORDINARIO DE CELESTE GARCIA
Language: Spanish
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Maria Isabel Díaz, Omar Franco, Néstor Jiménez
18+

Logline

THE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY OF CELESTE GARCIA

Celeste García, a 60-year-old former schoolteacher and current guide at the Havana Planetarium, is looking to change her life. When a group of aliens land in Cuba and offer Earthlings a chance to visit their planet, Celeste signs up for the journey, hoping for a better, more fulfilling life.

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Meet the director

THE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY OF CELESTE GARCIA

Arturo Infante

Arturo Infante was born in Cuba. He studied screenwriting at the International School of Cinema and Television of San Antonio de Los Baños. His work includes the short films EL TELEVISOR (2001), EL INTRUSO (2005), FLASH FORWARD (2006), and GOZAR, COMER Y PARTIR (2007). THE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY OF CELESTE GARCÍA (2018), Infante’s first feature film, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Credits

Screenplay: Arturo Infante
Director of Photography: Javier Labrador
Film Editor: Joanna Montero
Composer: Magda Rosa Galbán, Juan Antonio Leyv
Production Designer: Alain Ortiz
Costume Design: Celia Ledón
Sound: Daniel Garcés Naja El Gato
Producer: Claudia Calviño, Ernst Fassbender
Production Company: Producciones De La 5ta Avenida, Fassbender Filmproduktion Gmbh & Co. KG
Co-Producer: Viola Fügen, Michael Weber
Co-Production Company: FassB Filmproduktion GmbH & Co. KG
World Sales: The Match Factory