THE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY OF CELESTE GARCIA

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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.

tags: Adventure, Aging, Journey, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Feature film

Cast: Maria Isabel Díaz, Omar Franco, Néstor Jiménez

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

Co-Producer: Viola Fügen, Michael Weber

Production Company: Producciones De La 5ta Avenida, Fassbender Filmproduktion Gmbh & Co. KG

Co-Production Company: FassB Filmproduktion GmbH & Co. KG

World Sales: The Match Factory

Director: Arturo Infante

biography

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.

Screenings

Friday, 6/28/2019, 9:00 PM (92 Min.)
Münchner Freiheit 3

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Saturday, 6/29/2019, 12:00 PM (92 Min.)
HFF Kino 1

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Monday, 7/1/2019, 4:00 PM (92 Min.)
Rio 2

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