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Island of the Hungry Ghosts

Irish Film Institute

”Love means never having to say you’re sorry”

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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
12A CertificateFilms classified 12A have been deemed appropriate for viewers of twelve and over. However, they can also be seen by younger children - provided they are accompanied by an adult who has deemed the film appropriate viewing for that child. In such cases, IFCO strongly recommends that parents/guardians make informed decisions by accessing the consumer advice available on this website.
Advisory:
upsetting scenes, references to suicide and self-harm
Released:
08/03/2019
Duration:
94 min
Genres:
Documentary
Director:
Gabrielle Brady
Writer:
Gabrielle Brady
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