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R| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
An Italian fisherman and his family become caught between the law of the land and the law of the sea when he helps a group of illegal immigrants stranded on an overburdened raft.

Cast: Filippo Pucillo , Donatella Finocchiaro , Giuseppe Fiorello , Mimmo Cuticchio , Martina Codecasa , Tiziana Lodato , Claudio Santamaria , Filippo Scarafia

Director: Emanuele Crialese

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Cohen Media Group

Terraferma (2013)

Release Date: July 24th, 2013|1 hr. 32 min.

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  • Crialese is a sentimentalist at heart, but a fine one, and his compassion for the wretched of the earth is thrillingly amped by the movie's ecstatic imagery. show more

  • Europe’s immigration dilemma was also the focus of Aki Kaurismaki’s winsome “Le Havre,” and the Africans themselves were front and center in Moussa Touré’s “La Pirogue.” This film is somewhat less effective; Crialese’s message seems to take priority over a deeper sense of individuals. show more

  • The story gets both complicated and predictable. show more

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