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Cast & Crew
- Javier Fuentes-LeóN
- Rodrigo Guerrero
- Javier Fuentes-León
- Javier Fuentes-LeÓN
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Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune
Meh.– Full review
Wesley Morris, Boston Globe
This drama is a first feature by Javier Fuentes-Lon that manages to outgrow the limits of its story.– Full review
John Hartl, Seattle Times
Reminiscent of such heavenly Hollywood fantasies as "Here Comes Mr. Jordan," Peru's "Undertow" suggests a more passionate, lyrical tale of a soul in search of a body.– Full review
Rene Rodriguez, Miami Herald
Right from the start of Undertow, writer-director Javier Fuentes-Leon refuses to reduce any of his characters to clichs, which gives the film its fresh, captivating power.– Full review
Bob Mondello, NPR
Undertow, for all its narrative tricks, has been given the rhythm and texture of real life, as well as emotional undercurrents that are haunting.– Full review
Ernest Hardy, Village Voice
Set in a small, picturesque Peruvian fishing village, it's less a coming-out tale than a magic realism-infused coming-of-consciousness love story.– Full review
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