ARTE GEIE, HIKARI FILMS
German, English, French
TV, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET
The exiles are eager to reach England, they no longer settle for sneaking into the lorries that are ferried across the channel. More and more of them are embarking on hazardous journeys between France and Great Britain aboard small boats.
According to the maritime authorities, there have been several hundred crossings since December. We followed their trials, their attempts, their hopes for several months – from the slums of Calais to the White Cliffs of Dover. Some succeed, others go overboard. Yet every one of them continues to believe in their chances and risk their lives. Will the English Channel end up looking like the Mediterranean?