Abandoned Goods

UK, 2014 (MIFF 2015, Package Short)

Director: Edward Lawrenson,Pia Borg

Abandoned Goods

Co-directed by Pia Borg, whose Crystal World won Best Experimental Short Film at MIFF in 2013, comes this survey of the Adamson Collection of outsider art created by patients at the Netherne psychiatric hospital between 1946 and 1981. Winner of the Golden Pardino for Best International Short Film at Locarno.


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