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The Nine Muses
The Nine Muses

The Nine Muses 2010


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The Nine Muses 2010 PG

92 mins United Kingdom Director. John Akomfrah

John Akomfrah's film - growing out of his installation Mnemosyne - combines archive materials, a plethora of literary and musical quotations, and new silent footage to create a wry, rapt, unabashedly lyrical meditation on memory, migration and exile: at the centre of a nebulous narrative (inspired in part by Homer's Odyssey) is the history of mass migration to Britain after World War Two. By the director of The Stuart Hall Project.

Directed by

John Akomfrah




Documentaries Black British Filmmaking London Film Festival Documentaries Experimenta Black Star


PG Contains one use of discriminatory language




United Kingdom



Production company

UK Film Council

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