THE OLD, THE YOUNG AND THE SEA (Austria)
Director/Producer: Mario Hainzl and Andreas Jaritz
The Old, the Young & the Sea embarks on an adventurous documentary trip along the Atlantic Coast of France, Spain and Portugal. The movie frames a vivid snapshot of Europe’s post-modern coastal culture, which is significantly influenced by the hippie heritage of the 1960s, modern surfing popindustry and the vital relationship of coastal inhabitants with Mother Nature. The movie introduces the audience into a world of cultural diversity, surprising encounters and the search for the spirit of travelling. For the movie’s protagonists surfing is a pervading lifestyle. All sorts of ocean lovers have their eyes on a very slim stretch of land and water. Documenting this stretch the documentary captures a schematic picture of vibrant European life through the very personal stories of the movie’s protagonists.
Screening Bondi Pavilion / Tues Jan 27th
Screening ICMS Manly / Fri Jan 30th