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Fire at Sea

Gianfranco Rosi Documentary 2016 113 min
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Fire at Sea

Original title: Fuocoammare

Genre: Documentary Year 2016 Rating: UR

Duration: 113 min Country: Italy, France

Fire at Sea

Direction: Gianfranco Rosi

Production: Gianfranco Rosi, Donatella Palermo

Script: Gianfranco Rosi, Carla Cattani

Cast: Samuele Caruana, Giuseppe Fragapane, Pietro Bartolo, Maria Costa, Francesco Mannino

The movie is: Bold, Centered, Disruptive, Distressing, Dramatic, Exciting, Genuine, Instructive, Intense, Melancolic, Painfull, Reflective, Sad, Shocking, Sofisticated, Strong, Tragic

Profile: Educational, Festivals, Political, Social

About: Ethnic Groups, Humanitarianism, Migration, Society

Origin: European, Italian

Synopsis A documentary that takes place in Lampedusa, a remote Mediterranean island that has become a major entry point for refugees into Europe. There, we meet Samuele, a 12-year-old boy who lives simply, climbing rocks by the shore and playing with his slingshot; all while, nearby, thousands of men, women, and children risk their lives to make the brutal crossing from Africa.

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