Fire at Sea
That most films like it would probably have succumbed to their uncooked cost as a public provider. however this Oscar-nominated documentary is pure Rosi, that's to mention that it’s rooted in the poetics of cinema.
“Hearth at Sea” is informed in large part from the factor of view of Samuele, a ten-yr-vintage boy who lives on the sleepy Mediterranean island of Lampedusa. within the waters just beyond what Samuele can see from his bedroom, a close to-every day lifestyles-and-dying warfare rages as rescue boats try to keep masses of determined refugees seeking to attain european shores. For Rosi, this juxtaposition among Samuele’s self-contained universe and the humanitarian disaster that’s spreading throughout the ocean — close in proximity, however a international aside — is a damning metaphor for modern-day Europe. It’s a simple connection on its floor, but one that Rosi cut into along with his digicam till he exposes the raw feeling lurking below.