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Luzzu (15) (AD)

Man on fishing boat

Threatened by the might of globalisation, fisherman Jesmark must choose between saving generations of tradition or providing for his young family.

Jesmark, a struggling fisherman on the island of Malta, must make an agonising choice: repair his leaking luzzu – the traditional wooden fishing boat that has been in his family for generations – or decommission it in exchange for a government pay-out.

Faced with the temptation of making easy money working for a black-market fishing operation, Jesmark must reconcile his desire to preserve tradition with the need to provide for his young family.

Malta 2021 dir Alex Camilleri 94 min

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