Ghosts

Ghosts
Ghosts

Year

2006

Duration

95 minutes

Genres

Action and Adventure, Drama

Language

English

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Synopsis

Documentary filmmaker Nick Broomfield turns to fiction to tell this true story of the 23 undocumented Chinese immigrants who drowned while cockle picking in Morecambe Bay. Drawing on the similar life experiences of his non-acting cast, Broomfield focuses on single mother Ai Qin Lin who was smuggled into the UK to find work. His portrait of her struggle to earn a living highlights the exploitation of the increasing numbers of migrant workers in Britain today. It's a grim yet compelling film that combines everyday brutalities with a moment of real horror.

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This film contains strong language.

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