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TERRAFERMA IS SHOWING April 21st at 6:45 PM, and April 23rd at 9:00 PM at the San Francisco International Film Festival. At Tight-Knit Family Living On The Island of Linosa South of Sicily Find Their Ties Stretched To The Limit When A Group of Illegal Immigrants from Africa Appears In Their Community. Used to Making Their Living from The Ocean, The World Is Now Encroaching in The Form of Tourism and The Ilegals Forcing Each Member of the Family To Make Choices. Two women, an anus and a foreigner: one upsets the lives of the other and yet have the same dream: a different future for their children, their land. Terraferma Egrave; The landing approach to who navigates, but egrave; Even an island firmly anchored to traditions stops over time. Egrave; with immobilitagrave; Of this time that the pucillo family must confront. Ernesto is 70 years old, he would like to stop time and wouldn't want to scrap his fishing boat. His nephew Philip has 20, he lost his father at sea and egrave; Suspended between the time of his grandfather Ernesto and the time of his uncle Nino, who stopped fishing fish to capture tourists. His mother Giulietta, a young widow, feels that the immutable time of this island made them all foreigners and that he cannot; There is never a future neacute; For you, Nacute; For her son of her filippo. To live you need to find the courage to go. One day other travelers shakes other travelers in their lives, including Sara and Son of Her. Ernesto welcomes them: egrave; The ancient law of the sea. But the new law of man does not allow it and the life of the family pucillo egrave; Destined to be upset and having to choose a new route.