Bombay Beach Poster

Release Date: October 14th, 2011

DVD Release Date: January 17th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
Three men of varying ages try to figure out if they are a product of their world or if their world is a construct of their own imaginations.

Director: Alma Har'el

Genres: Musical, Docudrama

Production Co: Boaz Yakin

Ratings & Reviews

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  • But it's to little Benny that the film's heart belongs -- an adorable kid who seems to live only half in this world and the rest of the time in his own imagination, Benny's on a regimen of Ritalin and Lithium and other meds that sometimes leave him even dreamier than is his norm. show more

  • Rather than bringing out the symbolic inner lives of the characters, these sequences seem like the intrusion of an aggressive authorial personality on a film whose subject-as well as the fact of Har'el's outsider status-demands that the filmmaker simply sit back and observe. show more

  • The fact that Alma Har'el is still stuck in music video director mode makes for an interesting new breed of documentary. show more

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