The Adventure

Following the lives of three illegal immigrants

Three young men from Ivory Coast has entered Europe illegally crossing the Greek-Turkish border. They want to continue westward but European Union rules require them to stay in the country where they first set foot in the EU: Greece.

The Adventure is both the name of the documentary and the name used by African migrants setting out on the Journey to Europe. Fuelled by a hunger to survive and find a better life, anything seems better than the living conditions these immigrants come from.

Filmed over the space of a year, The Adventure follows the protagonists living in Athens, their obsession with leaving, and the need for money and luck.

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The Adventure
  • Info
  • Release year:Jan. 9, 2016
  • Length:50 minutes
  • Director:Grégory Lassalle