08 Oct “CUATRO ESTACIONES EN LA HABANA”, NOMINATED FOR THE BEST IBERO-AMERICAN SERIES AND BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE FOR THE FENIX
The series, starring Juana Acosta has been nominated for best drama series and best acting ensemble.
There were 51 series eligible, but only 13 were nominated. In addition, Cinema 23, the organization behind these awards, nominated 20 full-length feature films and nine documentaries.
‘Cuatro estaciones en La Habana’ is a police thriller based on the series of novels by the Cuban, Leonardo Padura, the writer who has brought back crime novels to their maximum potential. The story takes place in the decadent 90s in the Cuban capital with its focal point on the protagonist, Lieutenant Mario Conde, an intelligent, introverted and nostalgic middle-aged detective, who drags the weight of his past with him – a life he could have had, but didn’t. Using unorthodox methods, Conde winds up getting personally involved with his investigations, which leads him into frequently spheres of conflict. In the midst of the hot and humid climate of Habana, a city so full corruption and exoticism and where everyone has secrets to hide, Conde is confronted by his own ghosts as he investigates different cases.
Juana Acosta plays, Karina, a young engineer who plays the saxophone and who Conde feels an immediate attraction to after they meet by chance on the road.
The Fenix Awards will take place on December 6th in the Teatro de la Ciudad Esperanza Iris in the Mexican capital.