Based on Israel Horovitz's play of the same name, NORTH SHORE FISH boasts character development and witty dialogue, but remains too stagy to make a successful adaptation to film. Like its protagonists, the tale stays trapped between the walls of a fish processing plant over the course of a
single day. This made-for-cable film was released on home video in 1998.
North Shore Fish is a small-town Massachusetts institution, a processing and packaging plant where generations of the same families have worked. Hard times have reduced it to a handful of workers repackaging their product under other labels for resale. One morning, the workers learn that plant