Maluala 1979
Maluala sheds light upon a little-known aspect of the story of the enslavement and forced transportation of Africans to the Americas. Maluala is the last of the “historically lucid” trilogy of films about Cuba’s slave uprisings made by Sergio Giral.

In Maluala, the action centres on the black chieftain Gallo (a brilliant performance by Samuel Claxton), and his key associate, Coba, who present a petition for land and liberty to the ruling colonial government in Cuba.
After weighing his options, the crafty Governor decides to offer freedom on the proviso that the rebellious villages will be dismantled and their men surrender. He promises that they will be freed shortly thereafter. Three chieftains agree, but Gallo and Coba refuse...

DVD9 | NTSC 4:3 | 01:20:10 | 5.06 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Espanol, Deutsch
Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama

Director: Sergio Giral
Cast: Samuel Claxton, Miguel Gutierrez, Adolfo Llaurado
Country: Cuba

-- El Megano (short film by Tomas Gutierrez Alea)
-- Trailers

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