Strawberry and chocolate
Fresa y chocolateDVD - 2003? | Spanish
David, a student at Havana University, is devastated when his girlfriend marries someone else. When he meets a gay artist, Diego, he is drawn to his cultured lifestye and a friendship forms between them. This Cuban film details the unusual relationship between the flamboyant, educated Diego (Jorge Perugorría) and the young, homophobic, pro-Revolution David (Vladimir Cruz). Miserable at being dumped by his girlfriend, David at first spurns the attentions of Diego; however, at the prompting of his Communist roommate, Miguel (Francisco Gattorno), he cultivates an acquaintanceship with Diego in order to investigate his liberal leanings. Of course, Diego's cultured ways prove fascinating to the younger man and a true friendship grows. Add the slightly crazy neighbor Nancy (Mirta Ibarra), who frequently attempts suicide, as romantic fodder for David, and this playful drama becomes a heartwarming film.
Publisher: [United States] : Miramax Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2003?]
Branch Call Number: DVD SPANISH Comedy STRAWBERR
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Spanish title: Fresa y chocolate
From Library Staff
The story takes place in A naive university student meets a gay artist unhappy with the Castro regime and learns that the world isn't as simple as he had thought.