La Pirogue (2012)

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Dedicated to the 5000-or-so Africans who have died trying to cross to Europe in the last decade, the film narrates the story of a retired Senegalese fisherman who is persuaded to captain a wooden fishing boat, a pirogue, on a dangerous journey in search of a better life. Treacherous ocean conditions and the presence of a female stowaway, as well as encounters with other desperate refugees, add to the tension.

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