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Behavior (film)

Directed by Ernesto Daranas
Written by Ernesto Daranas
Starring Armando Valdés Freire
Release dates
  • January 2014 (2014-01)
Running time
108 minutes
Country Cuba
Language Spanish

Behavior (Spanish: Conducta) is a 2014 Cuban drama film directed by Ernesto Daranas. In English writing, the film is usually referred to by the title Behavior.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8] The film premiered in February 2014, and then played at the Málaga Film Festival before having its US premieres simultaneously at the Chicago Latino Film Festival and Havana Film Festival New York in April 2014.[9] Behavior was then screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.[10] It was selected as the Cuban entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards, but was not nominated.[11]



At the Málaga Spanish Film Festival, Behavior won the awards in the Latin American section for best film, best director, and best actress (Alina Rodriguez), as well as the audience award in that section.[12][13]

The film won the Havana Star Prize for Best Film at the 15th Havana Film Festival New York, with Alina Rodriguez winning for Best Actress.[14][15]

At the Lima Film Festival in August 2014, Behavior won the Audience Prize.[16]

At the Brasilia International Film Festival in August/September 2014, Behavior won the prize for best script.[17]

The film was selected, by a commission of the Cuban Film Institute, to be Cuba's official submission for the Academy Awards (United States) and the Goya Awards (Spain).[18] While not shortlisted for the Oscar, Behavior is nominated for the Goya Award for Best Latin American Film.[19]

See also


  1. "Behavior (program note)". Miami International Film Festival. Retrieved 2014-10-13. 
  2. "Behavior (programme note)". tiff. Retrieved 2014-10-13. 
  3. "Behavior (programme note)". Vancouver International Film Festival. Retrieved 2014-10-13. 
  4. "Behavior (programme note)". Chicago Latino Film Festival. Retrieved 2014-10-13. 
  5. "Behavior (Conducta)". Indiewire. Retrieved 2014-10-13. 
  6. "Behavior (programme note)". Haifa International Film Festival. 
  7. "Behavior (programme note)". Abu Dhabi Film Festival. Retrieved 2014-10-13. 
  8. "Behavior (programme note)". Busan International Film Festival. Retrieved 2014-10-13. 
  9. Howard Feinstein (2014-04-13). "Behaviour (review)". Screen Daily. Retrieved 2014-10-13. 
  10. "TIFF Adds 'Clouds of Sils Maria' and 'Two Days, One Night,' Reveals 5 More Lineups". Indiewire. Retrieved 28 August 2014. 
  11. "¿Quién va por Cuba al Oscar y al Goya?". Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  12. "Cuban Film “Conducta” Triumphs in Spain". Havana Times. 2014-03-30. 
  13. "Palmarés oficial del Festival de Málaga. Cine español" (PDF) (Press release). Festival de Málaga. Cine español. Retrieved 2014-10-13. 
  14. "CONDUCTA Wins at Havana Film Fest New York". Cinema Tropical. 2014-04-12. Retrieved 2014-10-13. 
  15. "15th Havana Film Festival NY announces Havana Star Prize winners at packed closing night ceremony" (Press release). Havana Film Festival New York. 2014-04-11. Retrieved 2014-10-13. 
  16. "Colombia's "Gente de bien" wins top prize at Lima Film Festival". Fox News Latino. 2014-08-17. Retrieved 2014-10-13. 
  17. "Vencedores do III BIFF". Brasilia International Film Festival. Retrieved 2014-10-13. 
  18. "Cuba to Compete for the Oscar and Goya Awards with Conducta". Radio Havana Cuba. 
  19. Pamela Rolfe (2015-01-07). "Spain's Goya Awards Unveils Nominations". Retrieved 2015-01-08. 

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