Fire at Sea

Fire at Sea
  • 2016
  • Italy / France
  • 1h 54min
  • 12A
  • 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.

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Fire at Sea

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Fire at Sea

6 Jun 20164 stars

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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