|Formats:||15 DVD, LOVEFiLM Instant|
|Starring:||Tatiana Astengo, Cristian Mercado, Manolo Cardona|
|Genres:||Drama - Mature, Television, Gay/Lesbian - Gay, World Cinema - French|
|Studio:||FUSION MEDIA SALES|
|1hr 36 mins||15|
LOVEFiLM Instant Information
|Run time:||1 hour 36 minutes|
|Rental release:||To be confirmed|
Most helpful review
Poetic and passionate - A brokeback seafrontBy thecomedian (2 reviews) from london , 04 Nov 2010
[Highly rated reviewer]I saw this movie in a small festival in Bologna (Italy) last Saturday, never heard about it before so it happened to be a magnificent surprise. The movie is set in a seafront village in Peru, where a fisherman, Miguel (aka Mico) living with his pregnant wife, but in love with a city born painter-photographer, Santiago (Tiago).
Santiago kills himself drowning in the ocean, and returns as a ghost whom only Miguel can see. The film's better invention is the realisation that, for Miguel, having an invisible lover is a comfortable situation. He can finally living his relationship with Tiago without hiding himself, despite living in a small deeply catholic community where homosexuality is condemned as sin.
But unfortunately this situation doesn't last very long, and Miguel will face the hostility of his village revealing his relationship with Santiago and giving him a proper funeral ceremony.
The lead actors performances are astonishing and the small Peruvian village set is something you wouldn't easily forget.
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A wonderful surprise!By neworleansScott (5 reviews) , 19 May 2013Passionate, deeply felt, visually beautiful. All of the actors are superb, this is a fascinating film about gay love from a part of the world we don't usually see. And it is full of surprises!
Great Latin filmBy Avilapipe (1 review) , 10 Mar 2013Excellent film. Latin actors are great! Manolo Cardona (Colombian actor) is great. I would also recommend to watch some other films he is in. La esposa de mi hermano is great.
Reasonable EffortBy 5ft7offootballheaven (300 reviews) from London , 29 Jan 2013Not great, but mildly interesting. A gentle film that deals with weighty issues. It sort of feels like it is on the cusp of something frightful but that something doesnt materialise. Got fairly annoyed with the wife at one point.
Beautiful, great storyBy Izzymohh (1 review) , 28 Dec 2012This is a beautiful movie with very believable characters; fantastic producing and directing with great actors bringing the story to light. Highly recommended.
Not Believable!By buffyrules (335 reviews) from southend on sea , 17 Dec 2012Very well made and touching film. However i just did not believe in these characters enough as there was no effort made to place them or explain their back stories. Not sure why this was the case but for me it meant I struggled throughout wondering why the main charcter was in this situation in the first place.