The feature film directorial debut of famed Cuban screenwriter Arturo Infante (Edad de peseta), follows retired teacher Celeste as she leaves her job at the Havana Planetarium to find a new, more fulfilling life among aliens. Suitable for all ages, this out-of-this-world comedic romp reminds us that happiness may be closer than we think.
If you had the chance to start a new life on an entirely new planet… would you? Celeste García, a 60-year-old former schoolteacher and current guide at the Havana Planetarium, is looking for a life change. When a group of aliens land in Cuba offering earthlings a chance to visit their planet, Celeste signs up for the journey hoping for a better and more fulfilling life. But how many light years will it take to find it?
FESTIVALS AND AWARDS
Official Selection – 2018 Toronto International Film Festival
Official Selection: Opera Prima – 40th International Film Festival of New Latin American Cinema, Havana, Cuba
Jordan Ressler First Feature Award (Nominee) – 2019 Miami Film Festival