United Kingdom: April 26 2019
Ranking: 5,225 out of 15,211 movies (up 3007)
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'Styx', named after the mythological river running between the Greek underworld and the world of the living, explores the painful topic of the current crisis of refugees seeking salvation on european seas. Rieke, a German paramedic who gets lost in her small fishing boat, has to face many challenges during her journey, including terrible storms and strong seas, but her greatest challenge of all comes when she discovers a boat of refugees. Their boat is sinking a Rieke calls authorities calls authorities for help. They tell her not to risk doing anything until help arrives, but when more and more people begin drowning, she decides to try to help. All the while a large ship stays at a distance, watching the disaster unfold without wanting to risk helping.