How To Save A Fish From Drowning

How To Save A Fish From Drowning

How To Save A Fish From Drowning

2007 / United Kingdom / 12min

How to Save a Fish from Drowning is a quirky film about the death of white rural America told through the voices of three old men fishing on a frozen lake. In a landscape cloaked in snow and hovering in a bright nothingness, they escape their wives, chew the fat about another neighbour having had to sell his farm, and they wait....



  • Original title
    How To Save A Fish From Drowning
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Kelly Neal
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Minttu Mantynen
  • Editing
    Patricia Gomes
  • Music
    Marcelo de Oliveira
  • Sound
    Marcelo de Oliveira
  • Duration
    12 min
  • Year
  • Country
    • United Kingdom
  • Colour
  • Audio Tracks
  • Subtitles
  • Production
    Scottish Documentary Institute
    eca 74 Lauriston Place
    EH3 9DF Edinburgh
    United Kingdom
    tel: +44 0131 221 6204
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
  • Awards


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