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Life is to Whistle (1998)

106 min | Drama

Three characters in present-day Havana must choose between clinging to their self-restricting beliefs, or getting rid of them to live more freely. Ballerina Mariana has promised God celibacy if she gets the role of "Giselle"; Social-worker...See moreThree characters in present-day Havana must choose between clinging to their self-restricting beliefs, or getting rid of them to live more freely. Ballerina Mariana has promised God celibacy if she gets the role of "Giselle"; Social-worker Julia always faints after hearing a certain word; and pot-smoking percussionist Elpidio was abandoned by his mother, coincidentally named Cuba, some time ago and has not yet gotten over the loss. Written by Gonz30 See less
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$7,846
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$63,574
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Jan 1999 (United States)

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39 cast members
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José Andrade
Obrero Teatro Obrero Teatro   See fewer
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Maudelet Badia
Odalisca 2 Odalisca 2   See fewer
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Elena Bolaños
Anciana Asilo Anciana Asilo   See fewer
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Rolando Brito
Dr. Fernando Dr. Fernando   See fewer
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Alina Canizares
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Leandro Carfuso
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Ines Maria Castillo
Cuba Valdes Cuba Valdes   See fewer
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Ileana Chávez
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Michaelis Cue
Hombrecito Hombrecito   See fewer
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Annieye Cárdenas
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Miguel A. Daranas
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Aimeé Despaigne
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Madeleine Garcia
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Luis Alberto García
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Monica Guffanti
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Daniel Jordan
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Tito Junco
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Norma Kent
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Deborah Marquez
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Veronica Milagros
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Jorge Molina
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Luis Ubaldo Penitez
Settimio Settimio   See fewer
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Ilsy Perez
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Liliana Perez
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Raúl Pomares
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Manuel Porto
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Ana Victoria Pérez
Bebe (as Bebe Pérez) Bebe (as Bebe Pérez)   See fewer
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Liliana Pérez
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Claudia Rojas
Mariana Mariana   See fewer
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Zoraida Rosario
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Roberto Salas
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Isabel Santos
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Radel Vazquez
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Gley Viera
Marianita (as Gleydis Viera) Marianita (as Gleydis Viera)   See fewer
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José Ramón Vigo
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Ángel Zaldivar
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6.8 / 10 | 657 votes