Durham Film Club

Shakespeare Hall, 71 North Rd, Durham, DH1 4SQ

3rd October 2019

Styx (12a) 2018

d.Wolfgang Fischer Ger/Aus 94 mins

Emergency doctor Rieke embodies a Western ideal of happiness and success. On holiday, she attempts to fulfil a long held dream by sailing alone from Gibraltar to Ascension island; but her trip drastically changes course when she encounters a damaged boat overloaded with desperate refugees. She tries her best to help but as time goes by the situation worsens; Rieke is then forced make a life or death decision. A multi award winner across European festivals…

'A compelling, moral thriller' Indie Wire