• Released
  • August 23, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • Drama
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Una noche Synopsis
Raul is accused of assault, and he convinces his friend Elio to help him cross the ocean.
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The Playlist

By Gabe Toro
There’s a youthful energy running through Una Noche that threatens to overwhelm, from it’s sun-kissed first image to its final moments on...
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90

Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
The final, moving, nerve-wracking reels are all sea, sky, and desperation.
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88

RogerEbert.com

By Sheila O'Malley
Despite the bleak-ness of the situation, the film vibrates with color, noise, music, ferocious arguments (both serious and teasing), and...
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80

New York Daily News

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The energy, thrum and heartache of modern Havana keep this teen drama afloat when it just as easily could have drifted into cliché waters.
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80

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
Mulloy’s only other directing credit is for the documentary short “This Morning.” She brings a documentarian’s objective eye to Una Noche,...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The depiction of Havana neither sugarcoats nor grunges-up the harsh reality. The movement intoxicates, but the situations are tough.
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75

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Molloy occasionally goes overboard with her realistic approach to storytelling (there’s a sex scene that is way more graphic than it needed...
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75

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
In Spanish with English subtitles, has a lovely, big budget sheen (Shlomo Godder was the cinematographer) and a cast that plays this as...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
If certain pieces of the last act are less convincing than what precedes it, the themes underlying the illicit emigration resonate with the...
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70

Variety

By Justin Chang
Writer-director Lucy Mulloy’s sexy, pulsing debut feature has an undercurrent of ribald comedy that doesn’t entirely prepare the viewer for...
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