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Chittagong in Southern Bangladesh a graveyard for the West's run-down or obsolete ships, massive vessels driven onto the beaches and left to be taken apart by hand using only the most basic tools. Poor farmers escaping the regular famine in the north of the country travel south to get work. Barefoot and with no masks or safety equipment, they work in the yards under incredibly dangerous conditions. The award-winning documentary features beautiful footage of the monolithic ship-yards and describes a systematic exploitation, which only very few of the workers can escape.

Eisenfresser, directed by Shaheen Dill-Riaz, Germany/Bangladesh 2007 (85')
Premiere in Bangladesh 2008 (13')
Production stills
12-page trilingual booklet

Edition Filmmuseum 60
Language Deutsch/English Subtitles deutsch, english, français, español, bahasa indonesia, portoguês
Screen 16/9 PAL, color FSK 14+ Region code All regions

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