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Bombay Beach -- Bombay Beach is one of the poorest communities in southern California located on the shores of the Salton Sea, a man-made sea stranded in the middle of the Colorado desert that was once a beautiful vacation destination for the privileged and is now a pool of dead fish. Film director Alma Har'el tells the story of three protagonists.
Bombay Beach -- A documentary-record-cum-drama with dreamlike musical elements describing a small community on the fringes of the lost American dream, and the dreamers who populate its surreal and poetic landscape.

Bombay Beach is one of the poorest communities in southern California located on the shores of the Salton Sea, a man-made sea stranded in the middle of the Colorado desert that was once a beautiful vacation destination for the privileged and is now a pool of dead fish.

The narratives are interspersed with choreographed dance sequences in which the protagonists dance – to music specially composed for the film by Zach Condon of the band Beirut and songs by Bob Dylan. 

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14 October 2011 (USA) See more »
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Bombay Beach is one of the poorest communities in southern California located on the shores of the Salton Sea... See more » | Add synopsis »
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2 wins & 4 nominations See more »
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Directed by
Alma Har'el 
 
Produced by
Alma Har'el .... producer
Rafael Marmor .... associate producer
Boaz Yakin .... executive producer
Boaz Yakin .... producer
 
Original Music by
Zach Condon 
 
Cinematography by
Alma Har'el 
 
Film Editing by
Alma Har'el 
Joe Lindquist 
 
Sound Department
Dror Mohar .... sound designer
Dror Mohar .... supervising sound editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Matthias Koenigswieser .... additional photography
 
Editorial Department
Alex Hulsey .... post production supervisor
Michael Lafuente .... digital intermediate technical director
Beau Leon .... colorist
Clark Andrew Vogeler .... additional editor
Terry Yates .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Jordan Calig .... post production audio engineer
 
Other crew
Paula Present .... choreographer
 
Thanks
Travis Baker .... special thanks
Bob Dylan .... special thanks
Werner Herzog .... special thanks
Chris Innis .... special thanks
Bob Murawski .... special thanks
Brian Perkins .... special thanks
Andrew Spieler .... special thanks
Richard Tanne .... special thanks
Christina E. Wasell .... special thanks
 

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80 min
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Cedric Thompson received a scholarship to the University of Minnesota. He became a starter at safety in 2012.See more »
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Superb Innovative, 22 November 2012
Author: ell1981

Very well made and innovative docu drama. Most important to all films of this genre, the subject is utterly fascinating and contains people with genuine quirkiness and character. The story and the people are captured in a unique and compelling way too which adds to its wonder. Rightly acknowledges and thanks the great Werner Herzog in the credits as his ability to look beyond characters and create drama through them has clearly influenced the feel of this film. Thoroughly enjoyable throughout. I wish it had received more coverage and will hopefully get Oscar acclaim this year if submitted. A real gem and very much worth watching.

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