7 Days in Havana

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7 Days in Havana
Film Poster for 7 Days in Havana.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Benicio del Toro
Pablo Trapero
Julio Medem
Elia Suleiman
Gaspar Noé
Juan Carlos Tabío
Laurent Cantet
Produced by Laurent Baudens
Didar Domehri
Alvaro Longoria
Gael Nouaille
Fabien Pisani
Written by Leonardo Padura Fuentes
Starring Daniel Brühl
Emir Kusturica
Elia Suleiman
Josh Hutcherson
Cinematography Daniel Aranyó
Diego Dussuel
Edited by Thomas Fernandez
Véronique Lange
Alex Rodríguez
Rich Fox
Zack Stoff
Morena Films
Full House
Distributed by Rézo Films (France)
Release date
  • 23 May 2012 (2012-05-23) (Cannes)
  • 30 May 2012 (2012-05-30) (France)
Running time
129 minutes
Country Spain
Language Spanish, English, Serbian
Budget 3 million[1]

7 Days in Havana (Spanish: 7 días en La Habana) is a 2012 Spanish-language anthology film. Set during a week in the Cuban capital Havana, the film features one segment for each day, each segment directed by a different filmmaker. The directors are Julio Medem, Laurent Cantet, Juan Carlos Tabío, Benicio del Toro, Gaspar Noé, Pablo Trapero and Elia Suleiman. The screenplay was written by the Cuban novelist Leonardo Padura Fuentes.[2] The film is a co-production between companies in Spain, France and Cuba. It was shot on location in Havana.




The film is a co-production between Spain's Morena Films and France's Full House, in association with Cuba's Havana Club International.[3] It had a budget of around 3 million.[1] Filming took place in Havana from 4 March to 6 May 2011.[4]


The film competed in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.[5]


  1. ^ a b Ríos Pérez, Sergio (2011-01-04). "Morena Films gets ready to spend 7 Days In Havana". sineuropa.org. Cineuropa. Retrieved 2011-09-18.
  2. ^ Hopewell, John (2010-12-08). "Del Toro set to spend '7 Days in Havana'". Variety. Retrieved 2011-09-18.
  3. ^ "7 Days in Havana: Cast & Credits". wildbunch.biz. Wild Bunch. Archived from the original on 2012-03-29. Retrieved 2011-09-18.
  4. ^ "7 Days In Havana (7 Dias En La Habana)". Screenbase. Screen International. Retrieved 2011-09-18.
  5. ^ "2012 Official Selection". Cannes. Retrieved 2012-04-21.

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