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The Lost Reels

UK, 2002 (MIFF 2003, Experimental)

Director: Mathew Humphreys

This tattered out of focus film presents Mervyn, a deaf man who has recently become blind. Its images are the traces of those day-to-day moments that life at the margins still savours.

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