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WORKSHOP, THE

UK (MIFF 2007, Forbidden Pleasures)

Director: Jamie Morgan

WORKSHOP, THE

“I learned and lived more in the last seven days than in the last seven years... nothing will ever be the same again. I can't go back... my life begins now!” - documentary maker Jamie Morgan People enter a workshop that takes place over 10 days somewhere outside San Francisco. Run by a life-coach-with-a-difference, this workshop challenges the rules of society by pushing the boundaries of normal convention, especially sexual ones. On day one, they are told to greet everyone naked… Where it goes from there represents kookiness on the grandest of scales. Jamie Morgan entered the workshop alone, armed with a solitary HD camera, to create this hyper-real documentary. His film strips away the safety of our cosseted lives and asks - is there a better, more truthful, way to live?

D Jamie Morgan P Peter Martin, Cyril Megret, Piers Tempest Dist Hopscotch Films TD digibeta/2007/94mins

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