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Ghosts

Ghosts
  • 2006
  • UK
  • 96 min
  • 15
  • 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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Ghosts

15 Jan 20074 stars

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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