Cleo, a your writer from Havana, travels to Spain to accept a poetry prize and sign a contract to publish her book in several languages. Back in Cuba, with her success in her suitcase, she realizes that she's become an author under suspicion. She begins to find herself under constant surveillance, even in the privacy of her bed. To her horror, she discovers that she suddenly can't trust anyone, not even her closest friends.
In her attempts to clarify the situation, Cleo learns something unbelievable: her real father may have been secretly executed by the Castro regime, accused of espionage. Investigating this dark episode from the past allows Cleo to reconstruct her own identity, dissolved in the paranoia of a government determined to deprive her of the truth and condemn those who write about it.
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