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Signs of Life

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Synopsis

Signs of Life is a film about a young woman who wanted to die, but didn't quite make it. Told entirely from the perspective of the central character, Sarah Ives, it is the moving story of a young woman trapped in a body diagnosed as being in a persistent vegetative state. She can perceive what is going on around her, but is unable to intervene, to explain, or to express her feelings. Signs of life is an intimate film about the will to live and the power of thought in that process.

Details

Year
1999
Type of film
Features
Running Time
70 mins
Format
16mm Kodak
Director
Erik Knudsen
Producer
Janet Knudsen, Erik Knudsen
Director of Photography
Malcolm Keys
Principal Cast
Jane Jefferson, Kit Carradice, Nicola Gardner, Chris Brailsford, Richard Heap
Screen Writer
Erik Knudsen

Genre

Production Company

Valance Film Limited
26 Woodlands Avenue
Todmorden
Lancashire OL14 5LT
Tel/Fax: 01706 813742
Email: erik.knudsen@btinternet.com

Sales
Company

Documedia International Films
19 Widegate Street
London E1 7HP
Tel: 020 7625 6200
Fax: 020 7625 7887