After a decade abroad, Antonio returns to Costa Rica for a short visit. Unable to run away as usual, he is confronted with everything he has desperately struggled to put in the past: a ... See full summary »
Monserrat Montero Cole
Based on Gabriel García Márquez's novel, this is the unsettling story of 13-year-old noble Sierva and the dog bite that changes her life forever. Abandoned, displaced, in the midst of a ... See full summary »
"Donde Duerme el Horror" unveils an intriguing story of destiny and death. Surprised by an unexpected witness, robbers murder a woman who curses them. Little do they know of her connection ... See full summary »
Adrián García Bogliano,
Ramiro García Bogliano
Michael Dionisio Morales
A drama that center's around 5 soccer players from Costa Rica, that qualifies for the first time to a World Cup. With no support, they must face the most important challenge ever, prepare ... See full summary »
On New Year's holidays, Mariana (21) and Rodrigo (30) drive to the coast where he has to sell a property. There, they find Karina (7), late at night and in the middle of nowhere. She tells then she ran away from home.
Lil Quesada Morúa,
Luis Carlos Bogantes
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As an American who has a deep love for Costa Rica, I found Gestation to be a wonderful movie that captured some of the soul of Costa Rica. The look, the language, the feel were pure Tico. Teenage pregnancy is a common theme, but it was handled deftly in this movie addressing many of the complications from economic disparity to religion to family and social impact. The movie is very sweet and has real heart. I am not a native speaker but I watched it in Spanish and enjoyed the pure Tico dialect. I thought the casting was superb and the actors could probably work anywhere. I would hope to see more film work coming out of this beautiful but tiny country.
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