United Kingdom: June 20 2016
United States: April 29 2016
Ranking: 10,585 out of 15,216 movies (up 1975)
'Viva' tells the story of Jesus (Hector Medina), a boy who lives in a pre-capitalist Cuba, who works combing the neighborhood ladies and fixing up wigs on a cabaret in the country. One day his father, a successful boxer (Jorge Perugorría) who gave up for dead, is released from prison and reunited with his son. They must share a home and start a new life together as father and son. A film directed by Paddy Breathnach and produced by Benicio del Toro. The cast is formed by Hector Medina, Jorge Perugorría ('Strawberries and Cream') and Luis Alberto García. This drama is produced by Irish Film Board and Treasure Entertainment, and distributed by Betta films. 'Viva' has participated in the Sundance and Telluride festival.