Black Sun

While living in New York in 1978, British painter and filmmaker Hugues de Montalembert fell victim to a random mugging, paint remover was thrown in his eyes, and he was permanently blinded. Gradually, he came to terms with the loss of his sight, and discovered a rare ability to create an internal visual world. He eventually started to travel again, alone, documenting his travels in a series of books. Combining de Montalembert's audio narrative with stunning visuals, this award-winning documentary deals with loss, perception, memory and faith. A poetic and cinematic meditation on an extraordinary life without vision.

Year: 2005
Genre: Documentaries, Art and Artists on Film, Art On Film, General Docos, Film Festivals 2006, Disabilities
Country: UK
Director: Gary Tarn
Starring: Hugues de Montalembert
Duration: 70 Minutes
Rating: PG
Location in store: Documentary (Art on Film)



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