In the wake of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Malin, a Russian literature professor at The University of Havana, is sent to translate between Cuban doctors and children sent from the USSR for medical treatment.

Torn from the abstract world of academia and forced into the relentlessly real world of medicine, Malin becomes increasingly depressed. When he meets a child who tells him a
story, Malin connects with the kids and finds his way through. Just as he adapts to his new job, the Berlin Wall falls and Cuba enters the deepest economic crisis the island has ever known. But Malin is now so entrenched in the lives of the Chernobyl Children that he doesn’t notice his young family suffering.

He must find his way back to his wife and child through the lessons he learns at the hospital – and become a better person on the way.

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  1. Sibongile November 14, 2019

    hello when and where is this showing

    1. admin November 15, 2019

      Hi Sibongile, please download the Screening Schedule under PROGRAMME to see all the venues where it will be showing, alternatively click on the movie poster and scroll all the way down and select CINEMA to see show times.