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Undertow, 2009

Undertow
Directed by: Javier Fuentes-León
Written by: Javier Fuentes-León
Language:  Spanish
Country:  Peru, Colombia
Runtime:  100 min
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The mood of Undertow is sincere, touching, and emotional. The plot centers around a moral dilemma, gays and lesbians, and social relations. It is a drama, foreign, and fantasy movie. In approach, Undertow is serious. It takes place, at least partly, in a village. The setting is Peru. Undertow happens in contemporary times. The movie is known for being a Sundance Festival winner.

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In a tiny Peruvian seaside village, where traditions run deep, Miguel (Cristian Mercado), a young fisherman,... more

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Language: Spanish
Country: Peru, Colombia
Release date: 26 January 2010
Runtime: 100 min

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Tatiana Astengo Tatiana Astengo As Mariela
Manolo Cardona Manolo Cardona As Santiago
Cristian Mercado Cristian Mercado As Miguel
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So sincere
Coming out is not so simple, especially when you are living in a small fishermen town, and your lover is a ghost. Undertow is a sincere experience about love and emotion.
04.December.2010 |  by: uber1
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The hardships of coming out
Although it features a supernatural back story, Undertow is really a really good gender piece. It tells the hardships of coming out, especially when your life is already set in motion with a wife and child on the way. With a ghost story as a side...
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