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Peasants of the Sea

Contadini del mare

Directed by Vittorio De Seta
Italy, 1956
Short, Documentary


Sicily. Granitola, 1955. At the first light of dawn, the fishermen set out in their boats for open water, timing the rhythm of their oars to murmured chants. They set their nets in the sea, regulate the cords, organize the boats in a square.

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Peasants of the Sea Directed by Vittorio De Seta

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