Director: Arto Halonen / Cuba/Finland 2005
Category: Creative Documentary
Production: Arto Halonen
Length: 55 minutes / 88 min
Nearly blind Maximiliano, 62, has been asked to fix Che Guevara‘s old car in Havana and bring it back to life. Maximiliano‘.s good friend, Mario Borges, owns an old American car that used to belong to mobster Meyer Lansky whose fate interlaced closely with Batista and Che Guevara. ”Conquistadors of Cuba ” is a film about three historical cars and their current owners. It is a film about the beauty and greatness of ordinary people under the pressure of totalitarian regimes.