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The idea was born

Fish for Life: Ernest Hemingway quote

Inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea the idea was born to take the old story and bring it in a whole new context. The perseverance of the old man is very impressive. But the novel leaves us with many questions.

What if the fish was really equal to the old man? What if the creature was truelly that strong, so it changes the old man in a way he finally respects the strength of this animal and the nature around him?

Lisa Mona, 2017

In March 2017 the idea is taking shape. Fish for Life is an ambitious short film project about the old fisherman Manolin who longs to get back into his business by making the biggest catch of his life. But in the end, he realizes, what he is destroying with his perseverance.

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