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Directed by Wolfgang Fischer

Germany, Austria 2018 94 mins. In English, German with subtitles

A self-assured doctor (Susanne Wolff) goes on a solo yachting trip in the Atlantic and discovers the limits of her resourcefulness upon encountering a refugee-packed vessel that’s rapidly taking on water. Director Fischer’s steady hand powers this tumultuous, sociopolitical thriller on the open water, exploring the topic through a lens that examines both personal and ethical facets while also implicating corporations and nations of privilege for their inaction in the face of a crisis that grows larger every day. “This is All Is Lost with a spinning moral compass and a topical dimension that proves even more gripping than its brilliantly achieved visceral action.” —Jessica Kiang, Variety. 

Filmography: What You Don’t See (2009)

Content warning: scenes of intense violence