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Island of the Hungry Ghosts

Irish Film Institute

”You can’t handle the truth!”

A Few Good Men

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Synopsis

Christmas Island; In the middle of the Indian Ocean, 50 million red crabs make their ancient annual voyage from the jungle to the oceans edge. While thousands of asylum seekers are detained indefinitely in a high security facility. Poh Lin, a trauma counsellor living on the Island of Hungry Ghosts, bears witness to the decline of those being detained.

Rating:
12A
Advisory:
upsetting scenes, references to suicide and self-harm
Duration:
94 min
Genres:
Documentary
Director:
Gabrielle Brady
Writer:
Gabrielle Brady
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