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by Manuel de Coco


The Arab Spring, Yemen 2011. The revolution continues. It's the monsoon season and life goes on smoothly for the inhabitants of Socotra Island. Not far from land, a sailing boat bearing an Israeli flag sinks and the search for survivors begins. A castaway is washed ashore a secluded beach. On the other side of the island, a native dreams of the castaway seeking his help.This adventure begins through the castaway's body, a man who in the sinking of his life sees for the first time a chance to know gratefulness, to be reborn. Will he overthrow destiny? Will he get back alive? 

international title: Unknown Land
original title: Unknown Land
country: Yemen, Greece, Cyprus
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Manuel de Coco
film run: 78'
release date: CH 04/2013, RU 06/2013, DE 03/10/2013, CY 25/10/2013, GR 12/2013, BG 01/2014, SE 05/2014, ES 10/2014
screenplay: Manuel de Coco
cast: Shaiya Salem, Daniel Plackett, Manos Kokoromitis
cinematography by: Jim Roth
film editing: Chris Bailar
music: Chris Bailar
producer: Babis Bizas, Manos Kokoromitis, Katia Pantazi
production: FilmBoy Pictures
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