In his film “La Part des Singes”, Yannick Charles portrays three generations of deep-sea fishing captains, five men and one woman, aged 30 to 80. Backed by impressive images shot in the port of Lorient and shot at sea, he believes in his profession. Some of them will accompany the director at the Paradis de Quiberon on Thursday, 23 September, to present the film and answer questions from the public, at the end of the screening. Get.
Why this documentary?
To share with the “landowners” the fascinating and sometimes frightening world of deep sea fishing. a world apart. They sailed in western Ireland or northern Scotland on 40, 50 or 80 m offshore boats. Claire is currently sailing on a tuna boat in the Indian Ocean.
Which topics do you cover?
We are talking about fishing methods, of course, more fishing, the development of their profession, the destruction of ships, disappearances at sea, but especially more intimate, more personal matters concerning their families. How do they manage, or at worst, manage for long absences. Some have retired, some are still employed.
Is this a movie for sailors?
No, it’s a film for everyone, delving into the often difficult working conditions of these deep-sea fishermen who travel to or sail to Ireland or Scotland. It is also the story of sailors who were independent and autonomous, who were responsible for their crew and their boats, some early in their careers and who today are also on the other end of the line to monitor, supervise, is heard. , to ensure that the quantity of fish caught is respected. How do they experience this constant monitoring? This is the universal story of a changing world.”
“La Part des Sings, Thursday 23 September, at 8:30 pm The ticket office in Le Paradis opens. Phone. 02 97 50 17 20 and [email protected]
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