The recently released Portuguese movie "Terra Nova" is a moving portrayal of the harsh lives of the men who fished codfish in the freezing waters of the Northern seas. This expedition on board of the cod-fishing sailing ship "Terra Nova" was surprisingly led to Greenland.
Inspired by a play written by Bernardo Santareno, the movie "Terra Nova" tell the story of the last cod-fishing sailing ship, when in a bad fishing year, the Captain ventures a new sailing route that was never tried before, heading to Greenland. While the crew struggles against terrible storms in the cold North Atlantic, we follow the growing conflicts between the fishermen and the attempts of the captain to deal with the unstable situation on board.
Directed by Artur Ribeiro, the movie "Terra Nova" can be seen on movie theatres all over the country.