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Dreams of a Life

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
Carol Morley chronicles the life of Joyce Vincent, an elderly woman who died at home and was left there for three years.

Cast: Zawe Ashton , Jonathan Harden , Daren Elliott Holmes , Jay Simpson , Alix Luka-Cain , Ki'juan Whitton ,

Director: Carol Morley

Genres: Docudrama

Dreams of a Life (2011)

Release Date: August 3rd, 2012|1 hr. 35 min.

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  • Carol Morley's sadly fascinating Dreams of a Life, which plays like a more artful cousin to TV's true-crime documentaries, slowly assembles a portrait of Vincent, unfolding in a way that should earn fans in its niche theatrical run. show more

  • Dreams of a Life succeeds in making its point about the unkowability of the people in our lives, but there isn't quite enough substance here to fully sustain the film. show more

  • This barely conceivable story of neglect and loneliness is given heartbreaking new life by Morley, with Zawe Ashton standing in effectively for the tragic young singer. show more

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