Neasa’s new sci-fi thriller Sea Fever opened the Discovery strand at TIFF 2019.
The film sees solitary marine biology student Siobhán endure a week on a ragged fishing trawler, where she’s miserably at odds with the close-knit crew. But out in the deep Atlantic, the boat encounters an unfathomable life form. When members of the crew start succumbing to a strange infection, Siobhán must overcome her alienation and win the crew’s trust, before everyone is lost. A story of taking responsibility for ourselves, for eachother and for our world, the film sold out several times over and received glowing reviews at its festival début. It continues to screen at numerous subsequent festivals worldwide.
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