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A repentant Cuban slave-owner in the 18th-century decides to cleanse his soul and convert his slaves to Christianity by having 12 of them reenact the Last Supper. Based on a true story. In Spanish with English subtitles.

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Available on Running time 110 minutes. Originally from Cuban.

Cast and Crew

Cuba, Slavery, Period Piece: 18th Century, Adapted from the Bible, True Stories
Nelson Villagra, Silvano Rey, Lamberto Garcia, Jose Antonio Rodriguez, Samuel Claxton, Mario Balmasada
Tomas Gutierrez Alea

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The Last Supper
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The Last Supper came out in 1976 and has a total running time of 110 minutes. This film is based on a true story and is in Spanish with English subtitles. Nelson Villagra, Lamberto Garcia, Silvano Rey, and Jose Antonio Rodriguez star in this drama. The film is set in the eighteenth century. A count comes to visit his sugar mill one day and tells Don Manuel, his overseer, to pick twelve slaves to be guests for dinner with count. During dinner, count starts using religious analogies to the slaves and promises them no work on Good Friday. When the count left, Don Manuel made the slaves work. This made the slaves angry and they rebelled.