- 1h 23min
- Directed by: Mariah Garnett
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Filmmaker Mariah Garnett reunites with her father in Vienna, before travelling alone to Belfast, where he grew up, to explore his early life. Once in Northern Ireland, she uses archive film and recordings of interviews with her father to reconstruct his younger years.
Garnett plays with gender in her film, as, once in Belfast, she herself portrays her father and casts a trans actor as his Catholic girlfriend – clips from a 1971 doc highlight the contemporary controversy of interfaith relationships. It’s a fascinating, experimental take on identity, gender and the borders between us, literal and metaphorical.
USA/UK 2019 Dir Mariah Garnett 83 min
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