Paraiso Travel


1h 57m 2008

Brief Synopsis

Marlon, a young Colombian man is motivated by his girlfriend, Reina to leave his comfortable life in Medellin, Colombia. Together they embark on an unpredictable journey through Guatemala and Mexico, crossing the borders illegally into the United States. Marlon's journey takes him to seedy strip clu

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Distribution Company
Filmax International; Phase 4 Films; Phase 4 Films; Quality Films; Vivarto Films Distribution

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 57m

Synopsis

Marlon, a young Colombian man is motivated by his girlfriend, Reina to leave his comfortable life in Medellin, Colombia. Together they embark on an unpredictable journey through Guatemala and Mexico, crossing the borders illegally into the United States. Marlon's journey takes him to seedy strip clubs, dance halls, homeless hostels, and the streets of New York. Balancing his search to reconnect with his love and finding his way in this new country, he is convinced that the love he feels for his girlfriend can withstand anything.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Distribution Company
Filmax International; Phase 4 Films; Phase 4 Films; Quality Films; Vivarto Films Distribution

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 57m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States July 24, 2009

Released in United States 2008

Released in United States October 2008

Released in United States on Video November 3, 2009

Released in United States Summer July 24, 2009

Shown at Chicago International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 16-29, 2008.

Shown at Tribeca Film Festival (Discovery) April 23-May 4, 2008.

Based on the novel: "Paraiso Travel" written by Jorge Franco published by Editorial Seix Barral November 1, 2003.

Paraiso Pictures bought the rights to the novel for a reported $100,000.

Released in United States 2008 (Shown at Tribeca Film Festival (Discovery) April 23-May 4, 2008.)

Limited Release in United States July 24, 2009 (Beverly Hills, Irvine, Jackson Heights, NYC, Plainfield, Union City)

Released in United States Summer July 24, 2009

Released in United States October 2008 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 16-29, 2008.)

Released in United States on Video November 3, 2009