Alamar Poster

Release Date: 2009

PG|1 hr 13 min

Plot Summary
A man and his son embark on an epic sea journey.

Cast: Jorge Machado, Natan Machado Palombini, Nestór Marín, Roberta Palombini

Director: Pedro González-Rubio

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The plot of the gorgeous Mexican film Alamar -- a father-son vacation -- isn't what Hollywood calls "high concept." But thanks to director-cinematographer-editor Pedro Gonzalez-Rubio, the film might be called "high enjoyment." show more

  • A deceptively simple but enchanting story about a father who bonds with his young son on the Mexican sea, accomplishes something quite complex: It provides a breathtaking sense of place, chronicles in intimate detail a way of life, and touches us with a relationship that develops naturally, right before our eyes. show more

  • A luminous love letter to the Banco Chinchorro, the largest coral reef off Mexico's coast, and to the tender bonds between a father and son. show more

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