Take the boat

Synopsis : In 2015, France celebrated the 40th anniversary of the legalization of abortion, the woman’s right to choose is still threatened in several European countries. In Ireland, this act shall be liable to fourteen years of imprisonment. Every year, it is estimated that 5,000 women travel from Ireland to the UK to access abortion services. In conversation, people often say they “take the boat”. Gillian, Vanessa, Melisa, Gerry and Gaye talk about this taboo travel lighted.

Lenght : 52′

Authors/Directors : Camille Hamet et Séréna Robin.

With the exceptional participation of Catherine Deneuve.

Producer : Jan Vasak.

Chief operator : Mark Sheridan

Editing : Jérémy Leroux

Music : Clément Danais.

Broadcaster : Public Sénat.

Distributor : Doc&Film

Produced with Public Sénat.

With the support of the CNC and the SCAM “Brouillon d’un rêve”.