Dominique Chila at IFFR
For four nights, images and sounds were recorded on locations where illegal travellers hide near the port of Calais in France. These images and sounds were transmitted on the Internet and projected in real time in the centre of Folkestone in England, the town where the illegal immigrants arrive if they eventually manage to cross the Channel.
Ali returns to Arwad in Syria after the death of his mother. One night, Ali mysteriously drowns at sea. Both his wife and mistress struggle: accident or suicide? Ali’s identity crisis as an immigrant only makes the quest more complex. Moving drama about loss, escape and exile.