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Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 13 Critics

User Score
8.6

Universal acclaim- based on 9 Ratings

Summary: In this unique ghost story set on the Peruvian seaside, a married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover within his town's rigid traditions. Miguel, a handsome young fisherman, and his beautiful bride, Mariela, are about to welcome their first child. But Miguel harbors a secret; he's in love with Santiago, a painter, who is ostracized by the town because he's gay. After a tragic accident occurs, Miguel must choose between sentencing Santiago to eternal torment or doing right by him and, in turn, revealing their relationship to Mariela—and the entire village. (The Film Collaborative)
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Runtime: 100 min
Production: La Cinéfacture
Genre: Drama
Countries: Germany, Peru, France, Colombia
Language: Spanish
Director Credit
Javier Fuentes-León Director
Writer Credit
Javier Fuentes-León Writer
Cast Credit
Cristian Mercado Miguel
Manolo Cardona Santiago
Tatiana Astengo Mariela
Producer Credit
Andrés Calderón Executive Producer
Annette Pisacane Executive Producer
Christian Fürst Executive Producer
Cristian Conti Executive Producer
Emilie Georges Executive Producer
Javier Fuentes-León Producer
Michel Ruben Executive Producer
Ole Landsjöaasen Executive Producer
Rodrigo Guerrero Producer
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