An adventure drama that tells the story of Santiago, a 22-year old from Lima. Following his father's suicide, haunted by his inner daemons and hatred for the world in general, Santiago decides to escape the crude Lima winter to take refuge in Mancora, a beach to the north of Peru where it is always summer. Upon his departure, Santiago receives the unexpected visit from his stepsister, Ximena, a young and beautiful photographer in her late twenties, accompanied by her husband Inigo, a young surgeon from Spain. The three take off on a journey escaping reality and in search of themselves. Santiago and Ximena find refuge in each other, which sparks off jealousies within Inigo, and a trip that was intended to be a simple escape turns out to be much more, when each of the three crosses limits and borders they should never have crossed. The three are placed face to face with their dreams and daemons. "Mancora" is a story of redemption, where a kid becomes a man and learns to forgive the ...
Sometimes paradise has a price
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for some strong sexual content, drug use, language and violence
2 September 2009 (Peru)
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Opening Weekend USA: $7,675,
22 March 2009, Limited Release
Gross USA: $29,697, 28 June 2009
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Written by Ramón Pérez Prieto, Rafael Morales, Carlos Li Carrillo and Grimaldo de Solar
Traditional adaptation and additional music by Novalima
Compiled by R.M. Ayarza
Produced by Ramón Pérez Prieto, Rafael Morales, Carlos Li Carrillo and Grimaldo de Solar
Published by Mr. Bongo Publishing
Licensed courtesy of Mr. Bongo Recordings / Quango Music Group, Inc.
Taken from the album by Nova Lima called "Afro" See more