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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Sam Rumbelow
Asheq Akhtar
Lesley Robinson
Dave Austin
Directors
Gillian Wearing
Screenwriters
Running Time
87 minutes

Self Made
British artsploitation flick


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Self Made

Plot
Part social document, part artwork, British artist Gillian Wearing's film takes a cast of non-actors and strips away their 'layers' using a Method acting coach.


Verdict
Uncomfortably close to exploitative, there's a whiff of reality TV about this odd - and strangely executed - concept.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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