In a small fishermen's village in the Azores, an enormous whale is being jointed, carved and stocked. Once this task is over, the whalers ready themselves for another hunt, a fascinating but trying and dangerous experience...
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“A documentary of extraordinary importance, the film reveals that in some of the Azores islands sperm whales are hunted just like in the good old days of Moby Dick. Featuring an excellent commentary by Jacopo Berenizi, free enough to make highly instructive digressions without breaking the rhythm of the images…”