Latin America and Spain Film Festival: The Booby Prize (2009)
In a poor neighbourhood in Cuba, 1958, a former clown Iluminada Pacheco, wins a new house in a local sweepstakes. Overwhelmed by this stroke of luck, Iluminada gives away most of her belongings but months later her life takes a less fortunate turn.
This is a film adaptation of Hector Quintero's play of the same name.
Directed by Juan Carlos Cremata and Iraida Malberti, Cuba 2009. Running time 104mins. Rated M.
Presented as part of the 14th Latin America & Spain Film Festival
- Auditorium, lower ground level