• Released
  • July 10, 2009
  • 1 hr 25 min
  • Drama
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Lake Tahoe Synopsis
Strange events surround a teen in a small town.
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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Exquisitely captured in natural light by the cinematographer Alexis Zabé, Juan’s journey is framed by sherbet-colored houses and lemon...
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
With Lake Tahoe, Mexican filmmaker Fernando Eimbcke proves himself adept at turning a blank screen into a work of art.
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70

Salon.com

By Andrew O'Hehir
A surprisingly refreshing experience, especially in a season of infernal cinematic busyness.
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70

Village Voice

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Eimbcke's droll rhythms are reminiscent of early Jim Jarmusch and Aki Kaurismäki--here stylistically appropriate for a film about social...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

Veteran Yucatan stage actor Hector Herrera is a delight as the suspicious old garageman who gives Juan an important lesson about letting go.
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63

Boston Globe

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In the end, the sparse dialogue and lengthy scenes make the film feel as leaden and listless as Juan's sputtering engine.
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50

Variety

A lazy exercise in cute minimalist humor, low-budget but visually glossy Mexican film Lake Tahoe is so dry and slight that it threatens to...
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