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The Cuban (2019)

Coming Out at July 31, 2020 in theaters.


A musical journey of love, friendship and the power of the imagination.

When a naïve pre-med student gets her first job in a nursing home, an unexpected friendship with Luis, an elderly Cuban musician, reignites her love of music and changes her life forever.

Director Sergio Navarretta returns to the big screen with his third feature, THE CUBAN, starring Academy award winner Louis Gossett Jr. (An Officer and a Gentleman, Watchmen), Canadian Screen Award nominee Ana Golja (Degrassi, Full Out), Academy nominee Shohreh Aghdashloo (House of Sand and Fog, The Expanse), Emmy winner Lauren Holly (Dumb and Dumber, Tiny Pretty Things) and Giacomo Gianniotti (Grey’s Anatomy). THE CUBAN features an original soundtrack composed by Grammy nominated, Juno award winning Cuban jazz virtuoso, Hilario Duran.

The screenplay is written by Alessandra Piccione and the film is produced by Piccione along with Navarretta, both of S.N.A.P. Films Inc., actor Ana Golja and Taras Koltun. Committed to creating meaningful and inspirational projects, THE CUBAN is S.N.A.P. Films’ third feature. Executive producers are Ryan Kimel, Paul Golini Jr., James O’Donnell, Divya Shahani, Shohreh Aghdashloo and Louis Gossett Jr.

Director: Sergio Navarretta

Writer: Alessandra Piccione

Stars: Ana Golja, Louis Gossett Jr., Shohreh Aghdashloo, Lauren Holly, Giacomo Gianniotti, Shiva Negar, Jonathan Keltz


Ana GoljaMina
Louis Gossett Jr.Luis Garcia
Shohreh AghdashlooBano Ayoub
Lauren HollyNurse Baker
Giacomo GianniottiKris
Shiva NegarZahra Karzai
Jonathan KeltzEthan
Layla AlizadaShireen
Olga ConsortiAssociate Producer (credit only)
Tabby JohnsonClarita
Margaret LamarreMrs. Neil
Kane MahonAtesh
Gerry MendicinoDr. Rosetti
Pazz NegliaDoorman
Emily PiggfordNurse Vella
Nadine RodenDoreen
Jeffrey R. SmithNurse Ronan
Mazida SoroorMama Karzai
Wajma SoroorFarida
Paulbaum WildbaumMr. Vandusen
Tanner ZipchenOrderly (uncredited)

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