Dreams of a Life (91 mins)
In 2006, the body of 38-year-old Joyce Vincent was found in her North London bedsit. Her death, from unknown causes, had gone undetected by neighbours, friends or family for nearly three years. Carol Morley’s captivating, insightful film traces Joyce's life and interviews those who knew her in a bid to understand why this popular woman died so alone.
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Featuring Zawe Ashton, Alix Luka-Cain, Neelam Bakshi
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