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  • BLAME IT ON FIDEL Alternative
  • TUTTA COLPA DI FIDEL Alternative


Set in France in 1970/1971. Nine-year-old Anna is secure and happy in her conventional middle-class home and life. She lives in a large house with her lawyer father and writer mother, with a Cuban-exile housekeeper, and attends a Convent school. However, things begin to change when her Communist aunt and cousin come to stay, having been smuggled out of Spain, and after her parents return from a trip to Latin America. As her parents become more politicised and involved in left-wing politics, Anna finds it hard to adjust to a new lifestyle in a smaller house with her parents strange new revolutionary friends coming and going and a world of protest and demonstrations.

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