Ocean´s Monopoly

What if a country didn't end at the coastline but would simply continue under water?A territory the size of a continent would come up,a territory uncontrolled and open for seizure."Ocean's Monopoly”tells the story of the biggest land grab in world history


Director: Alexander Lahl

Alexander Lahl studied cultural sciences in Berlin, Wroc?aw and Frankfurt (Oder). Aside from working as a science journalist for the production company werwiewas, he is the author of many animated films and graphic novels.

Director: Max Mönch

Max Mönch grew up in Berlin. After graduating in history, political science and sociology, he has been working as an author for printmedia, film and television. He was one of the co-authors of the award-winning big-screen documentary "The Flag Bearer", which premiered in 2010. Since then, he has developed several science documentaries for ZDF/3sat, ARTE and others.

52 Min.
Director: Alexander Lahl, Max Mönch
Script: Max Mönch & Alexander Lahl
Cinematography: Robert Cöllen
Editing: Gunnar Refardt
Narrator: Thomas Arnold, Nina West, Harry Kühn, Sven Gerhardt
Editor: ZDF/ARTE Ann-Christin Hornberger
Producer: werwiewas Medienproduktion
Awards: Best Marine Film 2016
Nominations: Best Marine Film 2016