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The Fabulous Story of the Cuban Cigar
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Welcome to Havana, Cuba...home of the legendary Cuban Cigar! This is a fascinating place where a stick of rolled tobacco leaf is turned into an intricate art form -- producing a desire of international passion.
The secret of this extraordinary cigar is born from the rich Cuban soil, her special seed and the magnificent leaf itself. The island's famous tobacco growing regions, including the legendary Vegas of the Vuelta Abajo, are hailed as those which produce the legendary "Havana smoke" -- renowned for being the best the world has to offer and "The Puro"...meaning of pure Havana origin.
You will discover the Cuban cigar's history from the experts including the Havana historian, the Cuban peasant with his hands of gold and the legends collector. Through human contrasts and into the discovery of a living tradition, this film follows the footsteps of the "Havana myth" that they each personify in their own way.
For the pleasure of the aficionado, the connoisseur and cigar lovers everywhere, this wonderful documentary will take you on a journey into the mystical world of the Cuban cigar and the magic that surrounds it. Enjoy!
Documentary / 60 minutes (sufficient to smoking a Grand Corona!)