Havana Kyrie

  • Format Feature Film
  • Status Completed
  • Genre Drama
  • Language en | it | es
  • Audience Children & Adults
  • Rating G
  • Total Run Time 100 mins
  • Synopsis

    Set in an ever marvellous Havana, Franco Nero plays 'Maestro' Vittorio Arditi De Bellis, an orchestra conductor celebrated as a master of Italian Opera who's fallen on hard times, following an on stage meltdown during a full house performance at Milan's La Scala Opera Theatre.

    However masterful his renditions of the Rossini-Kyrie may be, three years pass before he is unexpectedly offered an opportunity to redeem himself with La Scala, but first he must travel on a cultural exchange to Havana, to oversee several performances of compositions in which he specializes, performed by the the Cuban National Choir.. Vittorio reluctantly accepts and is soon on the way to Havana, Cuba. 

    His concerns seem well-founded as his trip starts off on the wrong foot with the Choir's Director, and after discovering he has a son he never knew he fathered years ago. Despite his initial resistance his past eventually adds new purpose and meaning to his present. Havana Kyrie is a heart-warming, nostalgic tale of a quirky old man rediscovering the “spice of life” once again.

    Rossini: Cuban style.

Synopsis

A jaded orchestra director finds joy once again, aided by music... And the son he's never met.

Set in an ever marvellous Havana, Franco Nero plays 'Maestro' Vittorio Arditi De Bellis, an orchestra conductor celebrated as a master of Italian Opera who's fallen on hard times, following an on stage meltdown during a full house performance at Milan's La Scala Opera Theatre.

However masterful his renditions of the Rossini-Kyrie may be, three years pass before he is unexpectedly offered an opportunity to redeem himself with La Scala, but first he must travel on a cultural exchange to Havana, to oversee several performances of compositions in which he specializes, performed by the the Cuban National Choir.. Vittorio reluctantly accepts and is soon on the way to Havana, Cuba. 

His concerns seem well-founded as his trip starts off on the wrong foot with the Choir's Director, and after discovering he has a son he never knew he fathered years ago. Despite his initial resistance his past eventually adds new purpose and meaning to his present. Havana Kyrie is a heart-warming, nostalgic tale of a quirky old man rediscovering the “spice of life” once again.

Rossini: Cuban style.

  • Cast Franco Nero

    Blue-eyed and well-built Italian actor in international cinema, Franco Nero, was a painting photographer when he was discovered as an actor by director John Huston

    Jorge Perugorría

    Jorge Perugorría was born on August 13, 1965 in Havana, Cuba as Jorge Perugorría Rodríguez. He is an actor and director, known for Habana abierta (2003), Strawberry and Chocolate (1993) and Volavérunt (1999). He has been married to Elsa María Lafuente de la Paz since 1985. They have four children.

    Jacqueline Arenal

    Jacqueline Arenal is an actress, known for Los reyes (2005), Un paraíso bajo las estrellas(2000) and Le Retour d'Arsène Lupin (1989)

    Andros Perugorría

    Andros Perugorría is an actor born in Havana, Cuba, on August 2, 1990, known for Juan of the Dead (2011), 7 Days in Havana(2012) and Los nuestros (2015).

    Kriemhild Maria Siegel

    Kriemhild Maria Siegel is a German Soprano born November 30, 1972 in Mühldorf am Inn as Kriemhild Maria Jahn. Her repertoire includes German, English, French, Italian and Spanish works of classical and contemporary music.

     

    Ron Perlman

    Ron Perlman is a classically-trained actor who has appeared in countless stage plays, feature films and television productions.

    Luca Lionello

    Luca Lionello is an italian actor, known for The Passion of the Christ (2004), Cover Boy... Last Revolution (2006) and Mary(2005).

    Lizt Alfonso

    Dance Company

  • Director Paolo Consorti

    Paolo Consorti graduates from the Academy of Fine Arts of Macerata, and begins his career as a visual artist blending traditional pictorial mediums with filmed and electronic images before moving to direct "Il Sole Dei Cattivi" in 2012 and "Figli di Maam" in 2013.

  • Writer Alfredo Mazzara
  • Producer Gabriel Beristain

    Gabriel Beristain is an internationally celebrated Feature film and television Cinematographer with a vast resume of well known films and television shows. Recently he has evolved into directing and as a producer he is developing a solid slate of cross over projects mainly through his Company Vedado Films. 

  • Co-Producer Sacha Rodríguez

    A producer who is passionate about making films, Sacha Rodriguez joins Gabriel Beristain, and together, they lay the foundations for Vedado’s filmed entertainment division, produce a feature length documentary and the feature film "Havana Kyrie" starring Franco Nero and Ron Perlman - and embark on development of a new slate of screen titles including the upcoming feature film "The House of Abraham Phillips", in collaboration with The Lan Film Company in Wales.

  • Partner Shoreline Entertainment

    Shoreline Entertainment is one of the longest running and most prolific film sales companies in the entertainment industry, and home to renowned producer Morris Ruskin. The team attends more than 15 media markets and film festivals around the globe each year. Shoreline has produced and represented films that have been nominated for Spirit Awards, Golden Globes, and Sundance Grand Jury Prizes, and films that have premiered at Berlinale, TIFF, and

  • Technical
    Sound Mix 5.1 Surround
    Color Colour
    Aspect Ratio 1.85:1
    Camera 2K
    Post Production Image & Light - Rome
    Printed Film Format DCP
  • Documents
    Havana Kyrie - Press Pack
    08/07/2020
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