2004–07. USA. Peter Hutton. 60 min.
Sunday, May 11, 2008, 3:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
2004–07. USA. Directed by Peter Hutton. "The momentum of more than forty thousand tons is as absolute as the darkness" (John McPhee, Looking for a Ship). Hutton's most recent film—a riveting and revelatory chronicle of the birth, life, and death of a colossal container ship—is unquestionably one of his most ambitious and profound. A haunting meditation on human progress, both physical and metaphorical, At Sea charts a three-year passage from twenty-first-century ship building in South Korea to primitive and dangerous ship breaking in Bangladesh, with an epic journey across the North Atlantic in between. 60 min.