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The Companion (2016)

08/17/2016 (FR) Drama 1h 44m

In the 80's, when fear spread faster than HIV, Cuba confined the epidemic behind a wall

Overview

At the height of the 1980s AIDS epidemic, Cuban boxing champion Horacio's punishment for failing a drug test is to watch over the brash, combative Daniel, a patient in a sanatorium where HIV patients are compulsorily confined. The two collide as Daniel yearns for freedom while Horacio dreams of returning to the ring.

  1. Pavel Giroud

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Yotuel Romero

    Horacio Romero

  2. Armando Miguel Gómez

    Daniel (as Armando Miguel)

  3. Yailene Sierra

    Yailene Sierra

  4. Camila Arteche

    Lisandra

  5. Broselianda Hernández

    La Madre

  6. Jazz Vilá

    Jazz Vilá

    Boris

Full Cast & Crew

The Companion
The Companion

Original Title El acompañante

Status Released

Original Language Spanish; Castilian

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