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Two Years at Sea

Two Years at Sea
  • 4 stars
  • 2011
  • UK
  • 88 min
  • Directed by: Ben Rivers
  • UK release: 4 May 2012

Documentary about Jake Williams, a man living an isolated existence in northern Scotland. Rivers' debut feature has no voiceover or dialogue – there are no interviews with Williams – but with breathtaking images and a bewitching soundtrack, it's a handsome and meditative film, ultimately honest and uplifting.

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Two Years at Sea

4 May 20124 stars

Meditative documentary about recluse Jake Williams, from British artist Ben Rivers

Artist and filmmaker Ben Rivers’ debut feature film, Two Years At Sea is a handsome and meditative documentary about Jake Williams, a man living an isolated existence in northern Scotland. Shot on textured 16mm black and white film, Rivers captures…

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