Life Imitates Art as Cuban Actors Go Missing En Route to US Festival
Actors believed to have disappeared in Miami in the hope of winning political asylum
Two Cuban stars of a new British-made film about asylum-seekers fleeing their homeland for a better life in the United States have vanished while travelling from Havana to New York for the Tribeca Film Festival.
In a life-imitating-art twist that will embarrass the Communist regime on the island, Javier Nez Florin and Anailn de la Ra de la Torre, both 20, are thought to have skipped a connecting flight in Miami last Wednesday and melted into the city in the hope of winning political asylum.
Yesterday, their exact whereabouts were unknown.
Both actors, who had no …
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