The Star

    La Estrella

    • Alejandro Alonso Estrella
    • Cuba
    idfaberthafund_01 IDFA Bertha Fund

    Logline

    Pitufo spends his days amidst cut metal and burning oil in a ship-breaking yard in Cuba. He dreams of elsewhere, sending light signals every night. Pa, a former shipbreaker, helps him to escape into the bowels of the bay where his deepest fears and desires take shape.

    Project information

    Funding
    Supported with €5000 for Classic: Development 2021
    Countries of production
    Cuba
    Countries of co-production
    France
    Production status
    Development
    Estimated length
    75 min

    Credits

    Director
    Alejandro Alonso Estrella
    Production
    Daniela Muñoz Barroso for La Concretera Producciones, Alejandro Alonso Estrella for La Concretera Producciones
    Co-production
    Boris Prieto for Vega Alta Films, Adonis Liranza for Quilombo Films

    About IDFA Bertha Fund

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    The IDFA Bertha Fund aims to stimulate and empower the creative documentary sector in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Eastern Europe by supporting remarkable and innovative documentary projects by talented filmmakers from these countries.

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