HAMMER AND FLAME

Vaughan Pilikian
Great Britain, India 2005 | ^10 | BetaSP

There is a place on the coast of north­ern India where ships come to die. This film opens a window on this strange, dis­turb­ing and hal­lu­ci­na­to­ry world, where men and women labour day and night to break down the giants of the ocean piece by piece using only the sim­plest of tools.