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The Screen Guide

Amal Basry watched 'Titanic' at a cinema in Baghdad the night before she fled Iraq. Eighteen months later, the people smuggling boat she was on sank between Indonesia and Australia. Three-hundred and fifty people drowned. Amal survived by clinging to the floating body of a dead woman for 22 hours. Now she fights to make sure the SIEV X disaster is not forgotten, to reunite her family and 'find what it was I lost in the ocean'...

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Crew

Director
Steve Thomas
Writers
Steve Thomas
Producer
Steve Thomas  Sue Brooks

Production Details

Production Completion
2008
Genre
History and national identity, Social contemporary
Production Company
Flying Carpet Films Pty Ltd  Gecko Films Pty Ltd

Sales

Australian Sales
Gilbert Frederick Scrine
International Sales
Flying Carpet Films Pty Ltd

Selected Awards & Festivals