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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Robert Macfarlane
Tacita Dean
ANdrew Motion
Directors
Grant Gee
Screenwriters
Running Time
86 minutes

Patience (After Sebald)
Documentary look at a literary giant


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Patience (After Sebald)

Plot
A peek into the life of writer W.G. Sebald and his vision of a world irradiated with melancholy.


Verdict
With so many films adapted from novels, it's nice to see cinema paying homage to unheralded greats of literature like Sebald. While this one often struggles to do justice to his sense of grandeur and poetry, it'll be manna for fans of the German's work.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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