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95 Ratings

Below Sea Level

Directed by Gianfranco Rosi
Italy, United States, 2008


During a five year period an Italian filmmaker documents the world of down-on-their-luck individuals who live in a Californian desert trying to get by one day at a time. None of them has more than a vehicle, a dog and some clothes.

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Below Sea Level Directed by Gianfranco Rosi

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2008 | 2 wins including: Venice Horizons Documentary Award

European Film Awards

2009 | Nominee: European Documentary

Cinéma du Réel

2009 | 2 wins including: Cinéma du Réel Award




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