In the Same Boat
By channa wickremesekera
Published: May 17, 2013.
A group of asylum seekers from an un-named country take to the sea in a boat, sailing into a gathering storm.
Fleeing from war and poverty, they carry with them their fears and prejudices, turning the close confines of the boat into a battleground while struggling to evade capture and interception until the terrifying climax pits them against nature’s fury.