(Evangelia Kranioti, France). 73 minutes. Rating: NNNN This visually spectacular hymn to the beauty of the sea and the (mostly) male workers who labour aboard ships is a trip.
Told through the eyes of a former prostitute who worked the docks and whose poetic memories recalling the seamen she adored are recounted in voice- over, Exotica, Erotica, Etc. unfolds in a series of gorgeous images – a shot of an icebreaker cracking open the waters will blow your mind.
This doc feels like a dream. Just let it wash over you. SGC Apr 29, 9: 45 pm, TIFF 4; May 1, 4: 30 pm, TIFF 3; May 2, 9: 30 pm, Scotiabank 10