A Distant Neighbourhood
- 99 min
- Directed by: Sam Garbarski
- Cast: Pascal Greggory, Jonathan Zaccai, Alexandra Maria Lara
- Website: www.glasgowfilm.org/festival
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Who wouldn’t want to relive the past with the benefit of hindsight? That’s the appealing notion at the centre of this time-travelling tale inspired by a manga from Japanese graphic artist Jiro Taniguchi. Pascal Greggory is Thomas, a fifty-something graphic artist suffering from a creative block. He takes the wrong train to a book signing session and soon finds himself back in the town where he grew up. He faints and then wakes up to discover it is the summer of 1967, he is fifteen all over again (Leo Legrand now takes the role) and it is just a few days before an event that would change his life forever. His newfound dilemmas prove to be clever, believable and surprisingly touching. Part of Glasgow Film Festival
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