Caribe

Caribe


Original title: Caribe
Country: Costa Rica
Director: Esteban Ramírez
Script: Ana Istarú; Esteban Ramírez
Photography: Mario Cardona
Music: Walter Flores
Cast: Jorge Perugorría; Cuca Escribano; Maya Zapata; Gabriel Retes; Roberto McLean; Vinicio Rojas; Arnoldo Ramos; Leonardo Perucci; Sara Astica; Michelle Jones; Bismark Méndez; Thelma Darkings
Year: 2004
Duration: 92
Genre: Drama
Color: Color
Original language: Spanish
Languages available: Spanish

Synopsis:

 Vicente Vallejo, chose the exuberant and multicultural Costa Rican CARIBBEAN to forge his dream of living with his wife Abigail, by the sea. His only client, a transnational banana company, unexpectedly decides to terminate his contract due to the fluctuations of the market. His situation is further complicated by the surprise arrival of young Irene, his wife's half-sister, and the installation of an American oil company in the area, which divides the community between the need for new jobs and the fear of harm environmental. The pain and frustration lead Vicente to a borderline situation. Jackson, an old black fisherman, neighbor of the Vallejo, observes everything. In a crisis, Vicente will do everything possible so that his dreams do not collapse...


Awards:

 Best Director at the XXI Latin American Film Festival of Trieste, Italy 2004

Special Public Award for Best Film at the XXX Ibero-American Film Festival of Huelva, Spain 2004

Key of Freedom Award for Best Film at the XXX Ibero-American Film Festival of Huelva, Spain 2004

College of Architects Award at the XXX Ibero-American Film Festival of Huelva, Spain 2004

Mesa de La Ría Award at the XXX Ibero-American Film Festival of Huelva, Spain 2004

Best Central American Feature Film at the IX ICARO Festival, Guatemala 2005

Best Production (International Competition) at the IX ICARO Festival, Guatemala 2005

Best actress. Maya Zapata. In the XXXIV International Festival of Cartagena, Spain 2005

Audiovisual Creation Esteban Ramírez. In the Ancora Prize 2003 - 2004 La Nación

Best Music Composer for Cinema. Walter Flores In the 2006 Acam Prize

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