Moresco, Artist Relations team on film
Producer Bobby Moresco has partnered with Artist Relations Group to produce a biopic about Fidel Castro’s exiled daughter, Alina Fernandez. Castro recently ceded power to his brother Raul after almost 50 years in power.
Story, set in 1958, begins after Castro seized control of Cuba, with Fernandez as a young girl naive to the fact that the bearded cigar smoker who secretly visits her mother and the man she sees on TV are one and the same.
Fernandez, who will consult on the pic, fled Cuba disguised as a Spanish tourist in 1993 and published her life story, “Castro’s Daughter: An Exile’s Memoir of Cuba.” Plot will also interweave other historical perspectives.
Austin, Texas-based ARG is headed by producers John Martinez and Noel Tristan. Development financing was provided by the Lamy Group.