Paraiso Travel
Paraiso Travel (2007)

A girl who will risk it all to get into the United States and the boy who will follow her through hell to get into her pants embark on the biggest adventure of their lives in director Simon Brand's adaptation of author Jorge… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 13, 2009
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Worth seeing only for Angelica Blandon.

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Monika Fabian
Time Out New York

Paraiso Travel traces the route familiar to many undocumented Latino immigrants on their way to the States; it also retreads the common themes featured in movies about their experiences.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

The tangled issue of illegal immigration gives Paraíso Travel its motivation, but thoughtful storytelling and committed performances give the movie its heart.

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Ronnie Scheib
Variety

Unfortunately, aside from the glimpses of the couple's nightmarish crossing, Brand never commands an aesthetic that galvanizes the pic's rather conventional moral oppositions.

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Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

Jorge Franco's novel about a young Colombian couple who take a shot at the American Dream and land at the far side of paradise has made a vibrant transition to the big screen courtesy of acclaimed commercial and music video director Simon Brand.

Melissa Anderson
Village Voice

Paraiso Travel plays its immigrant song with only one chord.

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Pierluigi Puccini
Entertaining, mildly funny but extremely overrated travesty about immigration. It tries to be moving without succeeding, displaying little intellectual or… More
Daisy Maduro
Paraiso Travel showed the struggles Colombian immigrants have to endure as they want to make a living in the United States. The movie portrayed the true reality… More