Kangamba

Kangamba
Original title: Kangamba
Production: Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industrias Cinematográficos (ICAIC); MINFAR
Country: Cuba
Director: Rogelio París
Script: Jorge Fuentes; Rogelio París
Photography: Adriano Moreno
Music: Edesio Alejandro
Cast: Armando Tomey; Rafael Lahera; Linnett Hernández; Samuel Claxton; Alexis Díaz de Villegas; Herón Vega Granados; Julio Quesada; Rubén Pérez; Renny Arozarena
Year: 2008
Duration: 97
Genre: War
Color: Color
Original language: Spanish
Languages available: Spanish
Subtitles: English


Synopsis:

 

Africa, Popular Republic of Angola. August 1983. Thousands of UNITA troops - trained and armed by the racist South African army - launched a violent offensive against forces of FAPLA - loyal to the Angolan government - and a group of Cuban advisers, FAR combatants, stationed in Kangamba , a small town located south of the country. During more than a week, an unequal battle takes place, which also hit the innocent civilian population . FAPLA and FAR troops try to resist and prevail, but paying a high price, as victory, sometimes, can have a bitter taste.

Co-production between Cuba and Angola.

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