Notes on Blindness

Notes on Blindness
Notes on Blindness

Year

2016

Duration

90 minutes

Genres

Artist Film, Documentary

Language

English

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Synopsis

Having lost his sight in 1983, just before the birth of his son, theologian John Hull began recording his experiences of blindness on a tape recorder. Lip-syncing his voice from the tapes to reenacted scenes of his day-to-day life and staging the vivid dreams he began to have, the filmmakers have created an absorbing documentary that explores a very personal experience of blindness. A poetic rather than a literal document of Hull’s symptoms, the film provides a uniquely visual representation of what happens when a person loses their sight.

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