Fire at Sea
- Italy / France
- 114 min
- Directed by: Gianfranco Rosi
- UK release: 10 June 2016
Documentary about the Italian island of Lampedusa, which is a major destination for refugees, focusing on a 12 year old boy and a local doctor who treats the people rescued from boats.
Reviews & features
Fire at Sea6 Jun 2016
Powerful and poetic documentary from award-winning filmmaker Gianfranco Rosi
Gianfranco Rosi’s latest documentary – winner of the Golden Bear at Berlin, to add to the Golden Lion he won at Venice for Sacro GRA a few years before – might have been an unbearable chronicle of misery. Instead, he has shaped a deceptively simple…
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