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This edition: Haiti, Chérie

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Episode Details

(2007/Italy-Dominican Republic, 103 min., color, drama, in Haitian and Spanish with English subtitles) Director: Claudio Del Punta. Cast: Valentin Valdez, Yeraini Cuevas, Jean Marie Guerin, Juan Carlos Campos. Jean-Baptiste and Magdaleine are a married couple from Haiti who have migrated to the Dominican Republic, where they work long hours in the sugar cane fields. A tragedy and an attempted rape convince them to try to escape the plantation and return to an uncertain future in Haiti. Discussion guest: Lyn Di Iorio, The City College/CUNY.