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Ivan, Julia and Kike were born and grew up in Culebra where they shared a close friendship. Ivan and Julia are a couple but Kike is in love with Julia. They are separated when Ivan is ... See full summary »

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... Ivan
... Young Ivan
Gerardo Rodríguez ... Ivan (as a child)
Idalia Pérez Garay ... Julia
... Young Julia
Daniaris Rodríguez ... Julia as a child (as Daniaris Rodríguez Alicea)
José Félix Gómez ... Kike
... Young Kike
Joshua Rosado-Berrios ... Kike as a child
Ineabelle Colón ... Matilde
Yahaira Pérez ... Young Matilde (as Yahayra Pérez Lopez)
Valeria Torres ... Matilde (as a child)
Raúl Carbonell ... Willie (as Raúl Carbonell Hijo)
... Aidita
... Alcalde (as Pedro J. Muñiz)
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Ivan, Julia and Kike were born and grew up in Culebra where they shared a close friendship. Ivan and Julia are a couple but Kike is in love with Julia. They are separated when Ivan is drafted and sent to Vietnam. When Ivan is reported MIA for several years, Julia becomes closer with Kike. Ivan returns, takes Julia to New York and marries her, leaving Kike behind. Much later, Ivan is diagnosed with cancer, and this time it is he who decides to return to Culebra with Julia. With her help, he begins to participate in Culebra's social needs. He even ventures in a small boat and that is when he stumbles on Cayo, a small island closeby. Here he finds peace of mind, and the island has a healing effect on him. When federal authorities try to keep Ivan away from Cayo, they find themselves face to face with a community that will defend Ivan's need to visit the island. Based on a true story of love and friendship that will touch your heart, this wrenching drama was filmed in the beautiful ... Written by Anonymous

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Emotional for people that face death or family problems
3 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

CAYO is an emotional movie were the main character faces imminent death. Its photography is excellent. You wish you were in Culebra, Puerto Rico with the beautiful beaches. The edition is very good and the use of the three different times in the story is superb. Ever wonder were are your friends from childhood? These characters do recall excellent moments of their childhood, their youth and all the surroundings they live upon.

I was able to watch the premiere and all the moviegoers had the same positive impression about the movie. It is a do not miss. Make sure you watch it with family and friends. For sure they will enjoy it altogether.

This movie shows that Puerto Rican Cinema has grown and that it competes with any movie done anywhere else.


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