Puerto Padre tells the story of a young orphan in a small island in the Gulf of Nicoya, who embarks on a journey to Puntarenas in search of his godfather.
“It’s not the same watching a gringo movie that has nothing to do where we live and see for ourselves”, Adriana Álvarez posted on Twitter
The Tico film “has to do with masculinity, absence and silence, inspired by a Sauma Osvaldo poem about reconciliations with parents.
The film is directed by Gustavo Falls and features two Costa Rica actors, from Puntarenas, Leynar Gómez y Adriana Álvarez, where the film was shot.
The film opens in October at the Festival Internacional de Cine. You can follow on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Puerto-Padre/150536715037077