The actor Arap Bethke transcends borders and arrives in the Dominican Republic to shoot the film “El Regreso”, where he shares leading credits with Mexican actresses Denia Agalianou, Mara Cuevas and Dominican María del Mar Bonnelly.
“I am very excited to be a part of ‘El Regreso.’ From the moment I read the script, I knew it was a very special film. The story is moving, frank and original. I am also very excited to be part of this boom in Dominican cinema that has quality and international projection. I am extremely grateful to the producer Hans García and Ingrid Cruz for trusting me with this project,” said Bethke, chosen one of the 50 Most Beautiful of 2023, according to People en Español magazine.
The feature film by director Ingrid Cruz Espinal addresses the issue of mental health and the importance of seeking help.
“It is a story that makes us reflect on who we truly are and what makes us happy. It is about a constant search to find our origin, our place and above all our emotional stability”, expressed Cruz Espinal.
The story of this film revolves around the reunion with family origins. “Danna is a successful woman who discovers by chance that she has a biological sister. In a surprising twist, uncertainty about her provenance leads her on a journey of finding her origins and her story, during which she experiences a world completely different from what her life had been. ”, advanced the also producer of the film.
After several visits to the Dominican Republic to participate in various editions of the Dominican Global Film Festival and the Soberano Awards, Arap did not hesitate to agree to travel to the Caribbean country again to film this film, as he has done in other movie meccas.
“El Regreso” is a production of the production house Hannah Films under the production of the outstanding director and producer Hans García. The film is developed thanks to the incentive of Law 108-10 that promotes the growth and encouragement of Dominican cinema.
About Arap Bethke
Charisma and talent are just some of the words that describe this actor who has the respect, admiration and affection of the public who show him every day through social networks. Throughout his ascending and impeccable acting career, he has to his credit more than 15 films and over 30 productions for television and OTT digital platforms.
The actor and activist Arap Bethke, has an upward and impeccable trajectory both in film and television, streaming platforms and theater. Film lover, he has participated in feature films such as: ‘Falling in love with April’, ‘No Returns Accepted’, ‘Guadalupe Reyes’, ‘Amores Permitidos’ and ‘Sin Origen’ by filmmaker Roberto Castañeda.
Recently, he co-starred in one of the most viewed films in movie theaters in Mexico, the film ‘Mal de Ojo’, which ranked as one of the 3 highest-grossing Mexican films of 2022. In history, Arap shares credits with the actress Ofelia Medina.
Bethke stars in the Telemundo series ‘Juego de Mentiras’, a thriller full of intrigue, mystery, investigation, passion and love, where everyone seems to be hiding something. A few months ago she was recording in Mexico in the series ‘POLEN’ for the ViX platform. In said production, Ella Arap shares credits with actress Ana Brenda Contreras. He premiered the second season of the docuseries ¿Y tú, tú que vas a hacer?, a travel show where Arap discovers the gastronomic, cultural and traditional wealth of the state of Guanajuato, Mexico, which was nominated for ‘Best Regional Documentary Series’ at the TAL 2022 Awards, the main award that recognizes the best of public, educational and cultural television in Latin America.