- 1h 36min
- Directed by: Nick Broomfield
- Written by: Nick Broomfield, Jez Lewis
- Cast: Ai Qin Lin, Zhe Wei
- Language: Mandarin, Fuzhou dialect, English
Documentary-maker Broomfield's first dramatic feature for 17 years, 'Ghosts' traces the events leading up to the drowning of 23 Chinese cockle-pickers in February 2004 off Morecambe Bay. Shot digitally, the work blurs the distinctions between 'reality' and fiction, with natural lighting, authentic locations and a non-professional cast helping to contribute to the film's verisimilitude.
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Ghosts15 Jan 2007
Documentary-maker Nick Broomfield’s first dramatic feature since his ill-fated toff murder tale Diamond Skulls some 17 years ago, Ghosts traces the events leading up to the drowning of 23 Chinese cockle-pickers in February 2004 off Morecambe Bay. Like…
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