Two Years at Sea
- 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 Sea4 May 2012
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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