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"[...] the jaw-dropping directing and visual style, along with the pitch-perfect cast, and you are left with a compelling drama that is well worth it [...]"
July 21, 2020
Sergio Navarretta is an internationally award-winning director passionate about bringing meaningful content to the screen. He draws inspiration from Italian neorealism and considers his work an exploration of the human condition. His films are touching, often humorous, always inclusive and, most importantly, entertaining.
SERGIO NAVARRETTA DIRECTOR'S REEL 2022
Directed by Sergio Navarretta and written by Alessandra Piccione, THE CUBAN stars Oscar winner Louis Gossett Jr., DEGRASSI’s Ana Golja, Oscar nominee Shohreh Aghdashloo, GREY'S ANATOMY's Giacomo Gianniotti, and Lauren Holly. THE CUBAN premiered at numerous film festivals internationally, winning Best Narrative Feature and Audience Awards at both the Los Angeles Pan African Film Festival and the Montreal Black Film Festival, among others. It ranked in the Top Ten amongst the Hollywood Critics Association picks for Best Film of 2020, and actors Gossett and Aghdashloo were named in Variety’s list of contenders in the 2021 Oscar race, after which the film joined the 2021 Oscar nomination race, and was nominated for three 2021 Canadian Screen Awards.
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HOW 'THE CUBAN' SHOWS THE POWER OF IMAGINATION: 'THR PRESENTS' Q&A WITH ANA GOLJA, SERGIO NAVARRETTA, LOUIS GOSSETT JR. AND SHOHREH AGHDASHLOO
The Hollywood Reporter’s Alex Ritman spoke to Sergio Navarretta, director of The Cuban, plus the film’s lead star and producer Ana Golja and her fellow castmembers Louis Gossett Jr. and Shohreh Aghdashloo, in a THR Presents Q&A powered by Vision Media.