The Lost Mariner

Tess Martin Short film - 2014 - 6 min.

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Interpretation of Dr. Oliver Sacks’ research and book The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat in an imaginative animated form. In this film, composed of an impressive series of cut-out photographs against a flat background, a patient with a defective memory plays the leading role. The Lost Mariner is a symbolic and creative visual attempt to show how this man might experience his world.


Director(s) Tess Martin
Producer(s) Tess Martin
Production Company AKV|St. Joost
Production Country