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The Trip

Best Short Documentary

Rimantas Oičenka

25' • Lithuania • 2022


Soviet Lithuania, 1975. Against the backdrop of an industrial fishing boat, fishermen kiss their wives goodbye. They are going off to the sea to catch fish in the far Atlantic coasts of Africa. The boat is going to be their home for the upcoming five months. Even though the ship sails thousands miles away from the Iron Curtain, its shadow follows the men.

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