Orlando Jimenez Leal Release dateApril 29, 1979 (1979-04-29) WriterManuel Arce, Leon Ichaso DirectorsLeon Ichaso, Orlando Jimenez Leal GenresComedy, Drama, World cinema CastRaimundo Hidalgo-Gato (El Super), Zully Montero (Aurelia), Elizabeth Peña (Aurelita), Reynaldo Medina (Pancho) Similar moviesRelated Leon Ichaso movies
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El Súper is a 1979 Spanish-language comedy-drama film directed by Leon Ichaso and Orlando Jiménez Leal, based on a stage play by Iván Acosta. The film is a look at life in the U.S. from the perspective of frustrated Cuban exiles.
Roberto and Aurelia are exiles from Castro's Cuba. They live in New York City with their 17-year-old daughter Aurelita. Roberto has become the super of the building in which he lives. He and his wife have trouble understanding their daughter, who smokes pot and likes to disco dance.