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WAITING FOR FIDEL

Canada, 1974 (MIFF 1976)

Director: Michael Rubbo

In 1974, an interview was arranged between two Canadians and Fidel Castro, and Michael Rubbo tagged along to make a record of the conversation. While waiting to be called by Castro, the Canadians were shown various aspects of Cuba, and their sharply different reactions were recorded by Rubbo. Maybe just as well: the interview with Fidel did not materialise.

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