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Photo of Jorge Perugorría
Photo of Jorge Perugorría

Jorge Perugorría

“After 'Fresa y Chocolate,' I arrived at a crossroads. I took the road to continue to make Cuban movies, and I'm delighted, overjoyed at that decision, because the other option would have been to renounce all that and try to make a career in Hollywood. For a Cuban, going to live in Hollywood, or going to play Major League Baseball means renouncing your country. It's not only about doing another type of cinema. It means abandoning your family, leaving your country, your people, your city and for me that didn't make any sense. I said, no, I want to continue making Cuban movies.”


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