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Downeast

DIR: David Redmon, Ashley Sabin
2012 / United States / 80 min

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The slogan on the the 'Welcome to Maine' sign leading into Gouldsboro reads "Open for Business," but the recent closure of the sardine canning factory has brought this small coastal town to a total standstill. Its laid-off residents—mostly 70-year-olds—just want to get back to work, so when Italian immigrant Antonio Bussone arrives from Boston aiming to open a new lobster processing plant, most of the local labor welcomes him with open arms. After all, they're sick of sending their lobsters to Canada when there's a ready-and-willing workforce to process them at home. So why is tapping into federal relief funds to finance the plant turning into the biggest struggle of Antonio's life?

Acclaimed directors David Redmon and Ashley Sabin shed new light on the trying task of putting America back to work in Downeast. But this is no hard-hitting, in-your-face exposé—their style is gentle, poignant, poetic. They meditate on the morbid beauty of fish sloshing across the assembly line and quietly observe the petty political squabbles that hamper progress. And—in a man who's willing to risk it all to succeed, and a generation that still gives 110 percent—they find hope.

About

Director David Redmon, Ashley Sabin
Screenplay David Redmon, Ashley Sabin
Dir. of Photography David Redmon, Ashley Sabin
Editing David Redmon, Ashley Sabin
Music Matthew Dougherty, Bob Massey
Sound
Duration 80 min
Year 2012
Country United States
Colour Colour
Tags social issues, work
Production Carnivalesque Films
Carnivalesque Films
Country:  United States
Web:  carnivalesquefilms.com/
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Phone:  001 2 034 173 136

Distribution Carnivalesque Films
Carnivalesque Films
Country:  United States
Web:  carnivalesquefilms.com/

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