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90 Ratings


Directed by Cláudia Varejão
Portugal, Japan, 2016


In an isolated corner of Japan, a community of fisherwomen harmoniously preserve their traditions. Every day, the Ama-San free dive into the sea in search of seaweed, crustaceans and shellfish that they use for food or trade.

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Ama-san Directed by Cláudia Varejão

Awards & Festivals

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

2016 | Special Mention: Best Documentary (Over 60 Minutes)

Doclisboa International Film Festival

2016 | Winner: Best Portuguese Competition Film (Íngreme/Doclisboa Award)

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