Shot in East Africa using Somali non-actors, Fishing Without Nets tells the mesmerizing and sobering story of the pirates from the Somali point of view. First-time feature filmmaker Cutter Hodierne combines the epic cinematic vision of a glorious action-thriller with intimate, textured qualities of an art film, humanizing the pirates by bringing us inside their moral dilemmas and gut-wrenching struggles.
DIRECTED BY – Cutter Hodierne
2014 – 109 mins – USA/Kenya/Somalia
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The basis for the feature film, this short film won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.
Director Hodierne talks about his drive to create an authentic POV from the pirates and the importance of filming in Kenya.
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"A Gorgeous, harrowing debut feature"
-The Village Voice
"Sundance 2014's Most Beautiful Film"
"Powerful... Deliberate & Absolutely Beautiful"
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