ALAMAR – TO THE SEA

A film by Pedro Gonzalez-Rubio

Cast : Jorge Machado, Roberta Palombini, Natan Machado Palombini

2009 / drama / Mexique / original title : ALAMAR - TO THE SEA / 73’ / Color / status : completed / long feature-film / French catalog

A father of Mayan origins and his son Natan spend their last days together before Natan returns to live with his Italian mother in Rome. Spending their days at sea, their relationship grows as they connect with life above and below the surface of the sea.
The relationship of the men both with each other and with the world they inhabit is portrayed with subtlety, expertise and great humanity. I loved every frame of it. Time Out London

Press

“« Une œuvre lumineuse, d'une parfaite sérénité, à la frontière du documentaire, dont les personnages, acteurs non professionnels, sont extrêmement riches et convaincants. »”

L’Humanité