Crab Trap (2009)

Crab Trap


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A run-down seaside community is turned upside down by some unexpected visitors in this impressionistic drama. La Barra is a village along the coast of Colombia that been home to black settlers for decades. But that's begun to change with the arrival of El Paisa (Jaime Andres Castano), a white entrepreneur who has bought a large portion of La Barra and wants to force the rest of the residents out so he can build a vacation resort. El Paisa's favored methods for getting others to leave have been … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Special Interest
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A glacially paced spellbinder about the mostly black residents of La Barra, a destitute, isolated village on Colombia's Pacific coast where the fishery's gone bust and the only economic hope is a madcap scheme by a local landowner to build a beach resort.

September 11, 2009
Globe and Mail
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This is the sort of film that will be lapped up by arthouse cinema lovers who thrive on films with bucketloads of atmosphere and a teaspoonful of plot.

Full Review… | June 20, 2010
Eye for Film

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