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A pair of wanna-be emigrants, 90 miles from their dream ★★★
"It breaks your heart," says one of dozens of vividly drawn residents of Havana, Cuba. The man in question is speaking about an abrupt sexual encounter he's just had. According to writer-director Lucy Mulloy and her swift, restless feature "Una Noche," now at the Siskel Film Center, Havana teems with "nervous desperation," as the narrator of the story puts it, propelling its people forward, around in circles, always looking for the next thing.
September 6, 2013