Máncora (2008)

Desperate to escape Lima's cold winter blast after his father's recent suicide, a grieving son finds himself unexpectedly joined by his beautiful stepsister and her domineering husband in director Ricardo de Montreuil's entry… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: January 20, 2008
DVD Release Date: January 12, 2010
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

Although sexy and scenic, the Peruvian road movie Máncora lacks the heart and soul required to fully invest in its central trio's free-floating journey of self-discovery.

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Justin Lowe
Hollywood Reporter

A taut, stylish drama...represents a noteworthy sophomore feature from the Peruvian director.

Nicolas Rapold
L.A. Weekly

Despite dramatic pretenses, De Montreuil has essentially made a piece of sex-and-sun tourism cinema.

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Don Willmott

worth watching simply because it's full of (good-looking) people you'd never otherwise meet who take you to a place you'd never otherwise go

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Todd McCarthy

Like a poor cousin to Y tu mama tambien.

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