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"From the Sahara to Melilla, people recount the ways in which they came within a hair's breadth of death, which claimed their companions on the way, migrants literally and symbolically swallowed up by the border.
'Where are all these people who set out but never arrived?'
Les Messagers takes up a position on the fragile border separating living migrants from those who have died. This focusing on the dead who have no burial place investigates the phantom part of Europe."
Charlotte Garson for the 2014 Cinéma du Réel catalogue