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The Alcohol Years
Carol Morley's exploration of Manchester in the early 1980s, and the five years of her life she lost to alcoholism.
Documentary 2000 50 mins
Director: Carol Morley
Carol Morley returns to Manchester, where in the early 1980s, five years of her life were lost in an alcoholic blur. The Alcohol Years is a poetic retrieval of that time, in which rediscovered friends and acquaintances recount tales of her drunken and promiscuous behaviour. In Morley’s search for her lost self, conflicting memories and viewpoints weave in and out, revealing a portrait of the city, its pop culture, and the people who lived it.
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