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
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El Fin is comedy about the end of the world. Depressed by the recent death of his parents and losing his job, Nico; an ordinary 26 year old, decides to take refuge in his house for six ... See full summary »
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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
Daniel, an insecure painter that has lost his way in the world, is guided by his subconscious on a surreal journey through madness and illusion to overcome his traumatic childhood and retake control over his life.
José Miguel González Bolaños
Oscar González Chacón,
As being shot on location in Pavas, one of the poorest towns in Costa Rica, occurred, Carlitos, a local villager who plays himself in the movie, was not supposed to be on it. He approached the cast & crew as the shooting happened and became so attached to them, they decided he should be in the movie. See more »
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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