A girl living in 1950s Havana nurtures her aspirations of traveling to the United States to study, even though her family's impoverished status presents her with what could be insurmountable obstacles. She takes comfort and inspiration from author Ernest Hemingway's novel "The Old Man and the Sea," as well as from the view she has of the writer's mansion nearby. Affecting Cuban drama stars Laura de la Uz, Raúl Paz. 84 min. Soundtrack: Spanish; Subtitles: English; bonus shorts. In Spanish with English subtitles.