Between the Devil and the Deep

Heinrich Dahms Long documentary - 2015 - 93 min.
Twelve plus
Drug and alcohol abuse
Foul language

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A charismatic fisherman and mother-of-pearl poacher. A mourning mother whose son perished at sea. A love destroyed by crystal meth. Documentary maker Heinrich Dahms documents the torn lives in a South African fishing community from up close - from round-ups at sea to intimate moments in people’s homes. The question is who is threatened most: the illegally harvested sea slug that is considered a delicatessen and aphrodisiac in China or this community, which is afflicted by poverty, drug abuse and police violence.

Credits

Director(s) Heinrich Dahms
Producer(s) Michèle Aimé
Production Company
Co-producer(s)
Steven Dhoedt
Executive Producer
Michèle Aimé
Research
Michèle Aimé
Heinrich Dahms
Director of Photography
Editing
Sound Design
Raf Enkels
Sound on Set
TV Company
Distribution
Website
Production Country
Netherlands