Paraiso Travel - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Paraiso Travel Reviews

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Monika Fabian
Time Out
November 17, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
January 31, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
July 24, 2009
Worth seeing only for Angelica Blandon.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
July 24, 2009
The tangled issue of illegal immigration gives Paraíso Travel its motivation, but thoughtful storytelling and committed performances give the movie its heart.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
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Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
July 24, 2009
Jorge Franco's novel about a young Colombian couple who take a shot at the American Dream and land at the far side of paradise has made a vibrant transition to the big screen courtesy of acclaimed commercial and music video director Simon Brand.
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Ronnie Scheib
Variety
July 22, 2009
Unfortunately, aside from the glimpses of the couple's nightmarish crossing, Brand never commands an aesthetic that galvanizes the pic's rather conventional moral oppositions.
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Melissa Anderson
Village Voice
July 21, 2009
Paraiso Travel plays its immigrant song with only one chord.