Peasants of the Sea

Contadini di mare

Rolníci moře

  • Paolo Benzi
  • Italy
  • 1956, 10 min
Photography: Vittorio de Seta, Alfredo Manganiello
Color: Colour
Language: Italian
FilmSICILY is another portrait of the life of fishermen, and evidence of the director’s faith in Man’s ability to transcend himself by sheer force of will. A film about brotherhood in labor, about combined efforts, the oars striking the water in a rhythmic motion, the laying of nets, and lining up the boats for the tuna hunt.

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Festival edition: 2011
Sections: Translucent Being Vittorio De Seta
Exhibition format: 35 mm
Subtitle languages: English


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