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597 Ratings


Directed by Pedro González-Rubio
Mexico, 2009


Before their inevitable farewell, a young man of Mayan roots and Natan, his half Italian son, embark on an epic journey into the open sea to the Chinchorro reef off the coast of Mexico. There the son is taught to fish and snorkel, discovering the world and culture of his father’s water-bound life.

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Alamar Directed by Pedro González-Rubio

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival


International Film Festival Rotterdam

2010 | Winner: Tiger Award

San Sebastián International Film Festival


Village Voice Film Poll

2010 | Nominee: Best First Feature

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