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by Gary Lennon, Ollie Aslin


An elite group of Cuban spies sent undercover to the US in the 1990s led dangerous double lives in a world of staged defections, coded messages, dead drops and false identities. With unprecedented access to these Cuban spies, the Miami-based groups they infiltrated, and unlimited access to the Cuban Film Institute’s archive, Castro’s Spies tells the remarkable story of the men who became known as the ‘Cuban 5’.

international title: Castro's Spies
original title: Castro's Spies
country: Ireland
sales agent: Submarine Entertainment (US)
year: 2020
genre: documentary
directed by: Gary Lennon, Ollie Aslin
film run: 90'
cinematography by: Raja Nundlall, Stephen Standen, Alex Sapienza
film editing: Ollie Aslin
producer: Gary Lennon, Ollie Aslin
production: Abuc Documentary DAC (IE), Eagle Hill Films (IE), Gambit Pictures (IE)
backing: Screen Ireland (IE)
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