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North Atlantic

Country: UK, Language: English, 15 mins

  • Director: Bernardo Nascimento
  • Writer: Adam Dewar; Bernardo Nascimento
  • Producer: Sadia Ahmed; Bernardo Nascimento

CGiii Comment

Genius...absolutely.

Intensely moving. Beautifully composed. Short film-making at its very best.

Bravo.


Watch...

North Atlantic from bernardo nascimento on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

Based on a true story, a young man is manning the control tower of a very small airport in the Azores when he makes contact with a plane flying blind with radio and other control issues. At the helm is an older Scottish man and it is clear that he will not have the fuel needed to make it to this airport, which is his nearest. Sea rescue efforts are launched but seem futile given the odds, leaving the two men in voice contact for the remainder of his flight.

Cast & Characters

Clive Russell as James Compston;
Baltazar as Baltazar;
Grant Masters as Peter Simmons;
Guilherme Mendonca as Paulo;
Francisco Tavares as Hugo