A family visits an idyllic five-star resort in the Mayan Riviera in order to spend some quality time together for the first time in many years. A series of events will affect each member of the family that will change them forever.
The Mexican Gonzalo Hernandez travels with his dysfunctional family to spend vacation together in the XCaret resort in Playa de Carmen for the first time after ten years. Gonzalo lives in Santiago with his frustrated Chilean wife, Carmen; his lesbian daughter Macarena that has just divorced from her husband; his pothead daughter Camila; and his nerd virgin son Andres. On the arrival, Gonzalo calls his doctor with the results of his medical exams and he learns that he is terminal. Lost without knowing how to tell his fate to his family, Gonzalo lies to Carmen, telling that he needs to travel in a business trip. He leaves the hotel and travels alone without destination. Gonzalo arrives in a small town, where he is robbed and he meets the Cuban Usnavy that helps him to return to the resort. Meanwhile, his family is trapped in the hotel room since a hurricane will come to the spot and they air their dirty laundry. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
This film is a complete cliché, everything it seems to be taken from the "director's book" from film school. The actors are not big deal and the location is the best thing on the film but it doesn't have good takes. I watched it because it has almost 7 points on IMDb, but very disappointed by this film. Some shots don't have any sense at all and the film have a lack of continuity. This should have been a 15 minutes film. I am not sure if this is the first film by this director but it seems that so i hope the director could improve with the next film but i am not sure i will watch, but everyone must have a second chance so i guess i will give him one more chance.
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