Drift

Drift

Documentary Film
USA
2016
21 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Chris Ward
Chris Ward
Jay Purdy, Chris Ward
Chris Ward
Chris Ward
Cheng Zheng
A workshop, its windows sealed with duct tape. An old man solders and turns screws, eats lunch out of plastic containers, crawls into a sleeping bag at night. In 1973 Tom Ward and eleven other men set sail from the coast of Ecuador to Australia – on wooden rafts. Today he lives a retired life. At the time, Ward recorded stunning images of the expedition: the ocean sloshing over the raft, cloudy red skies. Now they are back on the screen – in his son Chris’s film.

Lukas Stern