Caridad Marina Pérez was born in 1926, one month before Fidel Castro. She is at the beating heart of this deeply personal documentary, which looks at contemporary Cuba through the eyes of an expatriate returning after thirteen years. How much is left of the revolutionary utopia that was held out to her and her extended family, as the reward for so many decades of hardship, toil and deracination? Yet, Marina persists, tackling every new challenge with patience and optimism: the very soul of Cuba.

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