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Haven (2004)

In Cayman Island, the daughter of a powerful man - Andrea - and the fisherman Shy are in a deep but secret love, hidden from Andrea's parents. When Andrea's father sails in a fish-trip, ... See full summary »

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Richie Rich
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Shy
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Sheila
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Lieutenant
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Mr. Allen
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Hammer
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Carl Ridley
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In Cayman Island, the daughter of a powerful man - Andrea - and the fisherman Shy are in a deep but secret love, hidden from Andrea's parents. When Andrea's father sails in a fish-trip, they have a night of love at Andrea's home; however they sleep and are surprised by the arrival of her family in the morning. Later, Andrea's brother Hammer throws acid on the face of Shy and spends four months in prison. In Miami, the dirty businessman Carl Ridley is chased by Federal agents and escapes with his teenage daughter Pippa to Cayman Island trying to reach his lawyer Mr. Allen. Pippa meets the small time thief Fritz sleeping in her room and he invites her to go a party. Before leaving the condo, Fritz sees Carl counting lots of money. Fritz owes money to the dangerous drug dealer Richie Rich and tells him about the fortune Carl has. Along a Friday 13th night, their lives entwine in a chain of tragic events. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Can love survive the fall of paradise?

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Rated R for language, drug use, sexual content and some violence | See all certifications »
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14 October 2006 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Haven - L'enfer au paradis  »

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$38,355 (USA) (15 September 2006)

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$136,823 (USA) (29 September 2006)
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Andrea: Have you ever been in love?
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References Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Buscando Una Gial
Written and Performed by Mariano Stela
Courtesy of RB Entertainment adm. by Sunflower Entertainment Co., Inc.
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Haven is one stylishly cool flick!
2 March 2006 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

I saw this when it was screened at the Toronto Film Festival, and thought that it was brilliant. The style of the film is original and beautiful. The dialogue was great, the characters, create, and the feeling of chaos and tragedy effective. It's really unfortunate that Flowers is having such trouble trying to distribute the film; it is a genuine indie gem.

With a great soundtrack, cinematography (absolutely brilliant), acting (big names too), and archetypal tragic theme, I am continually surprised that Haven hasn't been picked up by anyone. Though I haven't seen it in nearly two years, its beauty and surprisingly honest (un-hollywoodised) story and characters have stuck with me. If this movie goes unreleased and remains unseen, it will be a great loss.


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