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Play Me Something

Play Me Something 15 rating

Tilda Swinton stars in a playful and ingenious cine-essay on the art of storytelling, from art critic John Berger and filmmaker Timothy Neat.

Drama 1989 69 mins

Director: Timothy Neat

Overview

Tilda Swinton stars in a playful and ingenious cine-essay from art critic John Berger (Ways of Seeing) and author/filmmaker Timothy Neat.

Berger himself plays a mysterious storyteller who regales waiting passengers at the tiny Hebridean airport of Barra with wild tales of Venetian peasants. Mixing myriad textures and sources – colour, black and white, 16mm, 35mm and still photographs – Play Me Something is a meta-textural meditation on storytelling, people and places.