Luzzu

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Luzzu

27 May 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on 21 May 2022 at 3:30 pm

One event on 22 May 2022 at 6:00 pm

One event on 27 May 2022 at 6:00 pm

One event on 28 May 2022 at 8:30 pm

One event on 29 May 2022 at 6:30 pm

One event on 31 May 2022 at 7:30 am

Date and time
Thursday, 19th May, 2022, 8.30pm
Saturday, 21st May, 2022, 3.30pm
Sunday, 22nd May, 2022, 8.30pm
Friday, 27th May, 2022,6pm
Saturday, 28th May, 2022, 8.30pm
Sunday, 29th May, 2022, 6.30pm
Tuesday, 31st May, 2022, 7.30pm

A hardworking Maltese fisherman, Jesmark is faced with an agonizing choice.

He can repair his leaky luzzu – a traditional, multicolored wooden fishing boat – in the hopes of eking out a meager living at sea for his wife and newborn son, just as his father and grandfather did before him. Or he can decommission it in exchange for an EU payout and cast his lot with an illicit operation that is decimating the Mediterranean fish population and the livelihoods of the local families who depend on it. LUZZU was Malta’s submission to the 94th Academy Awards ® and won a Sundance Jury Prize for its nonprofessional lead actor Jesmark Scicluna, a real-life Maltese fisherman. This gripping film heralds the arrival of writer-director Alex Camilleri, who operates in the neorealist tradition of Luchino Visconti and Roberto Rosselini, and calls to mind the socially engaged cinema of Ken Loach.

Ticket Information

Adult
€7
Concessions
n/a
Children
n/a
Cinema Club Members
€6
Concession tickets include students, senior citizens and Special ID Holders (SID).

Venue Information

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema

St James Cavalier, Castille Place
Valletta, Malta

Additional Information

Duration
1hr 34min
Cert
12
Language
Maltese and English with English subtitles
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