Bombay Beach

Bombay Beach
Bombay Beach
  • NR
  • 1h 16m
  • 2011
Fresh76%
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From Focus Features, the premiere global brand in original and daring cinema, comes Focus World. Charged with finding the most exciting voices in international and independent film, Focus World is proud to bring you Bombay Beach, winner of the Best Documentary prize at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. Decades ago, the Salton Sea, two hours outside Los Angeles, was a tourist hotspot and a symbol of 1950s-era American optimism. Now, a victim of environmental decline, it stands mostly abandoned, its boomtown communities now decaying relics of a bygone era. Visionary filmmaker AlmaAlma Har'el investigates one such town – Bombay Beach – and weaves together the stories of its inhabitants with surreal poetry and beauty. Set to the music of Bob Dylan and Beirut, this is the story of a place where the American dream has faded, but where the dreams of those that stayed behind are alive and well.
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Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Fresh76%
Reviews
London Evening Standard
Fresh

Har'el seems to tell us that nobody can be completely defeated, even by the most unfortunate circu...

June 22, 2017
Little White Lies
Alexander Capes
Fresh

Drifts in and out of reality and leaves your head somewhere in between.

June 22, 2017
Guardian
Peter Bradshaw
Fresh

It's a rich slice of Americana, and there's a great soundtrack from musicians including Bob Dylan.

June 22, 2017
Time Out
Tom Huddleston
Fresh

Har'el's film is at times bizarrely uplifting, at others crushingly sad...

June 22, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Documentary
  • Release Date:October 14, 2011
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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