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Alamar (2009)

Before their inevitable farewell, Jorge, a young man of Mayan roots, and Natan, his half-Italian son, spend time together living off the Banco Chinchorro coral reef.

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Jorge Machado ...
Roberta Palombini ...
Natan Machado Palombini ...
Nestór Marín ...
Garza Silvestre ...
Blanquita
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Before their inevitable farewell, Jorge, a young man of Mayan roots, and Natan, his half-Italian son, spend time together living off the Banco Chinchorro coral reef.

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sea | mexico | holiday | crocodile | egret | See All (12) »

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14 July 2010 (USA)  »

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To the Sea  »

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$7,668 (USA) (16 July 2010)

Gross:

$61,613 (USA) (11 February 2011)
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The movie was shot with a spartan two-man crew and an HD camera. See more »

Quotes

Jorge: It's not just a problem about feelings. The problem... is that I'm unhappy with your reality and you are with mine.
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Crazy Credits

The cast list includes a credit for Garza Silvestre playing the role of Blanquita, the egret that appears in the film. "Garza Silvestre" means "wild heron" in Spanish. See more »

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Simple, different and nice
2 September 2011 | by (Playa del Carmen, México.) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie because it was the one that best matched with the time we where at the theater, me and my wife were not aware of this move and didn't had any previous knowledge of its existence. We ended up surprised for its simplicity, but at the same time for its beauty. Although it has a very poor production and basically there is no script, the plot is different for what we are used to. With a few words and fascinating images, the movie is a success when transmitting the audience how simple a life can be. I am giving 7 stars because I think they could have expressed the same beauty and simplicity in a 45 minutes format instead of 73.


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