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Carlyle's Hands 5
Carlyle's Hands 5

Carlyle's Hands 5 2011


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Carlyle's Hands 5 2011

3 mins Great Britain Director. Emily Wardill

Eitienne, a neuroscientist who is working around ideas of self awareness, is haunted by his patient, who he calls 'Marathon Man' a man who cannot move his own body unless he sees it. His long working hours means that he has neglected his love life and is encouraged by his best friend to begin online dating.

Directed by

Emily Wardill


Animation & Artists Moving Image


The Female Gaze Film London Jarman Award




Great Britain



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