BIFF 2021: 20.-28. oktober
International documentary

The Last Continent

ORIGINAL TITLE:
Mission Antarctique
Canada/Frankrike / 2007 / 105 min
DIRECTOR:
Jean Lemire
A beautiful film examining the effect of global warming on the flora and fauna of the Antarctic

THE LAST CONTINENT follows the travails of an expedition of 13 men and women who travel to Antarctica to examine the effects of global warming in the world's southernmost continent. Spending a total of 430 days in the Antarctic, the expedition documents changes that are both fascinating and frightening.

THE LAST CONTINENT is filmed among some of the world's most stunningly beautiful scenery. This English version of the film features commentary by the actor Donald Sutherland.

Jean Lemire

Jean Lemire has directed several documentary films, all concerning remarkable and/or alarming natural phenomenons. THE LAST CONTINENT is his fourth documentary film.