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97 Ratings

The Whalebone Box

Directed by Andrew Kötting
United Kingdom, 2019
Documentary, Avant-Garde


Some time ago, a whalebone box that was found washed up on a remote beach was given to writer Iain Sinclair. Once touched the box can change lives. In 2018 filmmaker Andrew Kötting, photographer Anonymous Bosch and Sinclair take the box on a reverse pilgrimage from London back to the Isle of Harris.

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The Whalebone Box Directed by Andrew Kötting

Critics reviews

The Whalebone Box feels as if it is infused with the energy of his entire filmography.
April 03, 2020
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Intriguing, sometimes baffling, a bit preposterous, but pregnant with ideas.
April 01, 2020
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The mystery gives rise to an expedition suffused with evocative reveries, drenched in strange fairytales, folklore, dark humour and sonic interludes.
July 11, 2019
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