Fire at Sea

  • Italy
  • France
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Twelve-year-old Samuel lives on Lampedusa, which has become the destination of thousands of Africans trying to reach Europe. Although the island’s inhabitants are exposed to the raw reality of the humanitarian crisis on a daily basis, the two worlds only rarely come into contact. The film won the Golden Bear for Best Film at Berlinale 2016.

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  • Original title
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Gianfranco Rosi
  • DOP
    Gianfranco Rosi
  • Editing
    Jacopo Quadri
  • Sound
    Gianfranco Rosi
  • Duration
    110 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Italy
    • France
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • Berlinale 2016
    • Jihlava IDFF 2016
  • Awards
    • Golden Bear for Best Film, Berlinale 2016 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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