Quest For The Sea

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  • 2004
  • 1 Season
  • 6.8  (30)

Quest For The Sea is a documentary television mini-series. It takes a look at history. In this series two families are filmed as they take up the life of Newfoundland fishermen in the year 1937. These families have agreed to go back into this world to explore the ways people lived at that time. There are wooden houses without modern heat, simple tools only and fishing. In this area cod fishing was the primary means of survival and these families must practice cod fishing to earn their living. This documentary focuses on the past of a small area of Newfoundland. The families involved recreate the life of a small village from 1937.

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Re-Settlement
4. Re-Settlement
February 12, 2004
As the community recovers from a terrible fight, the men take to the seas to catch enough fish to pay the debt. For the final week of their summer, the families live as one as the series concludes.
The Storms of August
3. The Storms of August
February 12, 2004
After weeks of struggle the Hay Cove families finally find a rhythm, and life becomes less arduous. Inside the family homes however, storms are brewing and Hay Cove descends into bickering, insults, and tears of frustration.
King Cod
2. King Cod
February 5, 2004
The Hay Cove families struggle with their new lifestyles as they continue fishing for cod and preparing authentic meals.
A Village Called Hay Cove
1. A Village Called Hay Cove
January 30, 2004
In the first episode we are introduced to two modern families - the Wheelers and the Murray's - who experience life as it was lived in a 1937 rural Newfoundland outport fishing community.
Description

Quest For The Sea is a documentary television mini-series. It takes a look at history. In this series two families are filmed as they take up the life of Newfoundland fishermen in the year 1937. These families have agreed to go back into this world to explore the ways people lived at that time. There are wooden houses without modern heat, simple tools only and fishing. In this area cod fishing was the primary means of survival and these families must practice cod fishing to earn their living.

This documentary focuses on the past of a small area of Newfoundland. The families involved recreate the life of a small village from 1937.

Quest For The Sea is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (4 episodes). The series first aired on January 30, 2004.

Where to Watch Quest For The Sea

Quest For The Sea is available for streaming on the Syndicado website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Quest For The Sea on demand at Amazon, Vudu and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    January 30, 2004
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (30)