The Separate System explores spaces between military, custody and ‘civil- ian’ life through the notion of work, yet communicates what we do not understand about the unique set of relationships held by the individuals within these spaces.
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An expertly shot documentary on the systemic failure of military veterans. Stretching within the bounds of being unable to show the imprisoned veterans on-screen, Davies uses voice-over and focused close-ups in a vividly personal yet at times almost claustrophobic sense.*