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The Sea is History

The Sea is History

A Short film by Louis Henderson

Produced by Spectre Productions

Production year : 2016


    Shot in the Dominican Republic and Haiti, The Sea is History takes up the rhythm of the eponymous text by the Caribbean poet Derek Walcott. Although everything begins at the very place where Christopher Columbus first set foot in 1492, it is not in order to celebrate the famous discovery of America, but so as to wander in the deserts of capitalist modernity and make the song of those who died while crossing the ocean heard.

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Spectre Productions

    Photos (4)

    Full credits (6)

    Executive Producer :

    Olivier Marboeuf

    Line Producer :

    Olivier Marboeuf

    Editor :

    Louis Henderson

    Sound Recordist :

    Louis Henderson

    Director of Photography :

    Louis Henderson

    Sound Mixer :

    Simon Apostolou

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :


    Sub-genre :

    Literary adaptation , Research - Experimental

    Themes :

    Ethnography, Exile, Exodus, History

    Production language :

    English, Haitian Creole

    Production country :


    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :


    Runtime :

    27 min

    Production formats :

    Digital creation

    Color type :


    Aspect ratio :


    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1

    Rating restrictions :