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Below Sea Level (2008)

During a five year period an Italian filmmaker documents the world of down-on-their-luck individuals who live in a Californian desert trying to get by one day at a time. None of them has more than a vehicle, a dog and some clothes.

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Gianfranco Rosi
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During a five year period an Italian filmmaker documents the world of down-on-their-luck individuals who live in a Californian desert trying to get by one day at a time. None of them has more than a vehicle, a dog and some clothes.

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Country:

USA | Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 2008 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Ispod nivoa mora See more »

Filming Locations:

Slab City, California, USA

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21 One Productions See more »
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1.85 : 1
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The finished film is based on roughly 50% of the material shot for a much larger project. It was editor Jacopo Quadri who suggested tightening the narrative focus to obtain a satisfying end result. There were plans to make another, separate film with the remaining footage, but this never came to pass. See more »

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