Like most anthology films some sequences are better than others and its conceit slowly runs out of steam however there are some gems to be found here. Suleiman's short is sublime, Del Toro's the best story and Medem's the sexiest. Noe's would be the weakest here and Cantet's the most underbaked. Always interesting with a very vibrant look and the credit animated sequence is quite wonderful. Worth a watch.
Elia Suleiman' s short is terrible.Gaspar Noe' s film is not bad, but it does not suit Cuba . Better for Africa or S.America. L.Cantet seems OK. Finally, film is not telling Cuba. Something else or somewhere else, in directors' idea. Better study about Cuba a little bit, first. Then make a film. I really don' t like second class film directors.
Of course, as a collection of short films, they are uneven... but so much that I wonder who put those directors together in the first place!! The ones by Benicio del Toro, Trapero and Cantent work quite well. Julio Medem: What a disaster! I kind of liked some of his films... but maybe I should watch them again... Gaspar Noe: I must confess I haven't seen any of his films, but I don't intend to after this short!