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New Latin Comedy “Sueño” to Premiere in Miami

Posted by Elena del Valle on September 12, 2005


Actor John Leguizamo

Miami, FL – September 9, 2005 – A special pre-screening reception and post screening Q&A session featuring the movie director and stars of “Sueño," a Sony Pictures Latin musical comedy written and directed by Renée Chabria will take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 14, 2005 at the Tower Theater, located at 1508 Southwest 8th Street in Little Havana.  Leading actors in the film include John Leguizamo, José José, Elizabeth Peña, Nestor Serrano and Ana Claudia Talancón.

The premiere is a presentation of Piedad Palacios in association with Miami Dade College, Miami-Dade Mayor’s Office of Film and Entertainment and NALIP (National Association of Latin Independent Producers). A percentage of sales will be donated to the victims of Hurricane Katrina.  Destination Films’ “Sueño” opens on September 30 in selected cities.  The film is rated PG-13. Tickets are available at the box office on the night of the event. Ticket donation is $20.00. Advance reservations may be secured by emailing the organizers at .

John Leguizamo, JoséJosé, Elizabeth Peña and Ana Claudia Talancón star in this inspirational film about Antonio, a young man who gets the once in a lifetime chance to make his dream of becoming a musician a reality. Antonio moves from Mexico to Los Angeles in the hope of sharing his music with the world. Just as he is about to give up after toiling at his uncle’s fast food joint, the "Chance of a Lifetime Mystery Musician Contest" comes to town bringing his chance to live his dream.  On the way, he becomes romantically involved with two very different women.

On-screen musical performances incorporate the eclectic vibes of Rock En Español, Latin electronica, punk and rap with the sounds of old school bolero. The film features original works of more than 20 bands and musicians including Joselo Rangel from Cafe Tacuba, Kinky, El Gran Silencio, Ozomatli, Zoé, Jumbo, Papa Roach, Ely Guerra, Pepe Aguilar, Steve Berlin from Los Lobos, Quetzal, Volovan, El Cartel de Santa, Los Tetas, José José and Las Ultrasonicas.  “Sueno” was written and directed by Renée Chabria and produced by Marc Forster (Finding Neverland, Monster’s Ball), Eric Kopeloff (Monster’s Ball) and Robert Ortiz.  Bob Yari was the executive producer.

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Event organizer Piedad Palacios