EN - Day after day, the boats full of illegal immigrants cross the Mediterranean which, over the last few years, has become a massive graveyard. Their aim: to reach the island of Lampedusa (Sicily), the first rampart of Fortress Europe. Risking their lives, they attempt to reach the final shore.

FR - Jour après jour,  les bateaux d’immigrants illégaux affluent sur la mer Méditerranée qui, au fil des ans, est devenue un immense cimetière. Leur but : atteindre l’île de Lampedusa (Sicile), le premier rempart de la forteresse européenne. Risquant leur vie, ils essaient d’avancer, jusqu’à l’ultime rivage.


Title Towards the Last Shore
Original title Tot aan de laatste oever
Original language Italian
Status Completed
Category Docs
Year 2011


Photography Mauro Seminara
Editing Bernard Beets
Music Giacomo Sferlazzo
Camera Mauro Seminara
Executive producer Jan Roekens

Technical specs

Running time film 52'
Release format Beta Digit
Aspect ratio 1:1.85
Sound format Damien Defays
Colour Colour


Supported by

Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), DGOS

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Last edited on 20 August 2014

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Director Fabrizio Basano
Producers Jan Roekens
Writers Fabrizio Basano, Jan Roekens

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