True North

Synopsis: The crew of a bankrupt Scottish trawler turn to smuggling illegal immigrants over the stormy waters of the North Sea.
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Steve Hudson
  7 wins & 8 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
96 min

I was a small farmer,

in the province of Fujian.

He/she planted vegetables and rice.

Then some business men came...

and they built a factory

in our earth.

They said that will feel

200 renminbi for each...

but they never paid.

We organized a protest...

to impede that

the factory opened...

but the police arrived

and he/she arrested us.

I was ordered for one

work field for one year.


I came from a town

and he/she was a farmer.

But then, they built a factory.

They wanted to give us a lot

money, but they never paid.

Then, all made strike...

then the police arrived

and it took me away.

For how long?

- Five years.

- That is ridiculous!

How many years he/she said that he/she had?


Was it arrested to the thirteen?

What is that?

Anyway, he/she needs to workout.

You are not good.

Certain, I am a policeman.

What will he/she/you tell me?

The factory...

I don't know.

What will say he/she?

Does he/she want to order me of turn to China?

I am me the policeman! Why

to let to enter her in England?

For me to win money?


You have to have a history.

But it is true!

I need to win money.

Who is sanded it?

You have to have a history!

But my family

everything took borrowed...

for me to pay to go for there.

Now I have to work

to return the money.

For the last time:

He/she has to have a history.

He/she has to have a history

to enter in England.

We are going soon with that!

My mother will have

another baby.

It is not allowed.

Then, I cannot return for China.

I need to leave, to win money...

or else, she doesn't get

to pay the debt.

Who league?

His/her mother doesn't want more you.


he/she has to have a history.

Speak something!

Stupid girl!

I don't know.

He/she has to have a history!

I don't know.

It was worth the attempt.

But it was not good. Learn

the farmer's history.


I wait that one

little of that is for me.

What does think I am, deaf? All

that thing of us to settle down?

It is not a fair part

for one week in the sea.

Which is? He/she walked

moving in the books, not?

- Does he/she want to check?

- No, not. Everything well.

No, no here. See, that is the earnings.

These are our costs.

That is what the bank takes.

That is the surplus. And...

- Sean!

- What was?

I said that everything well.

Everything well?

He/she still wants ours

small business?

- It is not that bad.

- You lose money in each trip.

Now I got you the contact, and

you put us on the way to Scotland.

- Don't give for back now, expensive.

- Am I thinking about the case, right?


Then, how we did?

Does he/she want to take a look?

Now no.

Did he/she already read the letter of the bank?

Father, they are speaking serious.

They will catch the boat

and to sell him/it for trifle.

I speak serious, father, they are going same.

Maybe we should think

in other options.

What options?

Filho, let to stick to

fish, right?

- Does he/she want the linked light?

- Leave like this.

- Sean?

- The something?

- Where is the clothes?

- In the sack.

- What sack?

- The sack of clothes.

- No, the clothes cleans!

- It is the clothes cleans.

The something? He/she wants to say

the one what is in the lavatory?

What does make in the lavatory?

My sexy shirt

he/she is there inside!

- Does he/she want to catch that?

- It is, when I find my shirt.

Certain, captain?

Us... we go.

I would like to eat.

Does he/she want to say, now?

Before you to go.

I arrange you some thing, then.

Certain, panic everywhere.

The bomb of the sex returned to the building.

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