Film: The Life and Times of Benny Moré (El Benny)
The dramatic life of Cuba’s great musician Benny Moré during the 1950s is captured in this fictional account that includes new versions of his songs performed by Chucho Valdes, Juan Formell, Haila and Orishas.
Awards: Best male actor, Locarno International Film Festival, Santo Domingo International Film Festival and Madrid International Festival; Best First Film, New Latin American Film Festival, Havana.
Musical drama∙ 2006 ∙ 132 mins ∙ Cuba ∙ All Ages
Director: Jorge Luis Sánchez