Skip to main content

Jamaica

Spain, 2007 (MIFF 2007)

Director: Giancarlo Cammarota

Jamaica

In an unknown war zone, in an indeterminate era, two lovers seek seclusion and ignorance of the outside world. Performing their own wedding ceremony, they relish their final moments together under the impending threat of interruption and danger, in this tense and emotionally powerful Spanish film.


D Giancarlo Cammarota P Ernesto Faraco & Giancarlo Cammarota WS Arsenale23 L Spanish w/English subtitles TD video/col/200715mins

See also...

SILENCE BEFORE BACH, THE

“There must have been a world… before the partita in A minor, but what was that world like? A Europe of empty spaces with no resonance.” ... In an abstract and almost surreal set of ... More »

YO

Named by FIPRESCI as their Revelation of the Year. In a small village on Majorca, Hans, a German odd-jobs man, reports for work for an affluent fellow countryman. He learns that his predecessor's ... More »

Lady On The Threshold, The

A sea-captain arriving in a small town in France is intrigued by a mysterious woman. This period piece makes striking use of cinematic language for a dreamlike atmosphere - with dark undertones ... More »

[REC.] (MA15+)

“While most cinematic genres are languishing, the horror movie is alive and well and holidaying in the Spanish sun.” - GuardianThe shaky camera trend of horror that began with The Blair Witch ... More »

THE WHEELCHAIR

The wheelchair is an ironic comedy whose rather macabre humour masks a deep human and social Insight. It concerns a little old man whose ardent wish is to possess a motorbed wheelchair like that of ... More »

NOMADS TX

“Very possibly the Next Big Thing for world music mavens and hipster armchair travelers alike.” - Variety Imagine a glockenspiel made out of roofing beams and you're halfway to conjuring the ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director