A new feature length documentary entitled “Cigars: The Heart And Soul Of Cuba” has been released on DVD in the UK.
The film has been written and directed by James Orr and presented by James Suckling and chronicles the entire process of Cuban cigar making, from planting to packaging, offering rare, never before seen footage of the facilities where these cigars are produced, and the people who make them. Suckling serves as an expert host, guiding viewers through this journey across Cuba and keeping a keen eye out for interesting details.
Suckling has been traveling to Cuba regularly since the early 1990s, first as European Editor of Cigar Aficionado magazine, and now with his own website, www.jamessuckling.com. He has visited the tobacco plantations, sorting houses, factories, and cigar shops hundreds of times over two decades and in “Cigars: The Heart And Soul Of Cuba,” he uses this experience to look at why Cuban cigars are widely held up as the finest in the world and what this means to the people of Cuba.
Suckling said making the film had been “a dream of mine for years”, going on to add “I really hope that it [the film] shows people around the world how precious Cuban cigars are, how amazing they are and how much work and love it takes to make them”.
This DVD is now available through the network of Habanos Specialists across the UK. To locate your nearest stockiest, please visit the “Where to buy” section of this site by clicking here.
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