2014 - Malta - 101min - M Drama
Dir: : Rebecca Cremona
Cast: Lotfi Abdelli, Jimi Busuttil, Sékouba Doucouré
I saw this recently, thanks to the local art-house cinema, and commend it to anyone looking for insight into the Mediterranean refugee crisis.Young Theo is sent on his first trip with his Maltese sea faring family, but things go terribly wrong. Simultaneously, Alex - a medic reluctantly dispatched onto a Turkish Merchant vessel which has rescued a group of stranded African boat people between Malta and Italy - gets stuck on the boat as the countries wage a bureaucratic war over who should take in the migrants...