Lift - Film by Marc Isaacs

This film hits it. It's beautiful. The human interactions are great. Hearing about peoples' lives. The man who speaks about his parents dying and suffering from paranoid schizophrenia is one of the best parts. But there are also the kind hearted, the shy, the sad, the unpredictable, and the everyday gent going out for a drink. Haven't seen anything like this in a while.
Lift by Marc Isaacs as part of Lift / Travellers / Calais: The Last Border

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Dir: Marc Isaacs / UK / 2001
"Filmmaker Marc Isaacs sets himself up in a London tower block lift. The residents come to trust him and reveal the things that matter to them creating a humorous and moving portrait of a vertical community"

n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness—an epic story that continues invisibly around you like an anthill sprawling deep underground, with elaborate passageways to thousands of other lives that you’ll never know existed, in which you might appear only once, as an extra sipping coffee in the background, as a blur of traffic passing on the highway, as a lighted window at dusk.

And a quick one.


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