HAVANA, Cuba, Nov 19 (ACN) President Miguel Diaz-Canel regretted Thursday the loss of the outstanding Cuban film, theater and television actress Broselianda Hernandez, who died on Wednesday at the age of 56 in the U.S. city of Miami, from causes as yet unknown.
On Twitter, Diaz-Canel extended his condolences to family and friends of the actress, who was recognized, among other performances, for her role as Doña Leonor Perez in the film Jose Marti: The Eye of the Canary, by director Fernando Perez.
In the same social media, Alpidio Alonso, Cuban minister of culture, highlighted the work of Broselianda, whom he described as a truly unique and extraordinarily talented actress.
For his part, the president of the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, Ivan Giroud, today expressed his sorrow on behalf of his team for the recent death of the artist, one of the greats of Cuban cinema.
Graduated in acting from the High Institute of Art, with a gold degree, in 1987, Broselianda starred, among many other proposals, in the novels Cuando el agua regresa a la tierra ("When the Water Returns to the Earth") and Las honradas ("The Honored Ones"), with an exquisite work for which she will always be remembered.
In the cinema she made memorable deliveries; films such as Las profecias de Amanda ("Amanda's Prophecies"), by Pastor Vega, and Barrio Cuba ("Cuba Neighborhood"), by Humberto Solas.