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Himself (archive footage)
Daisy Campbell ...
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Himself (archive footage)
Brad Cummings ...
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Nacho Estrada ...
Himself - Distant Voice Expert
Dan Horn ...
Himself - Ventriloquist
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Jay Johnson ...
Himself - Ventriloquist
Kevin Johnson ...
Himself - Ventriloquist
Kimberly Miller ...
Herself - Ventriloquist
Stan Stanley ...
Himself - Nina's Husband
Lynn Trefzger ...
Herself - Ventriloquist
David Turner ...
Himself - Ventriloquist
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Internationally acclaimed ventriloquist Nina Conti, takes the bereaved puppets of her mentor and erstwhile lover Ken Campbell on a pilgrimage to 'Venthaven' the resting place for puppets of dead ventriloquists. She gets to know her latex and wooden travelling partners along the way, and with them deconstructs herself and her lost love in this ventriloquial docu-mocumentary requiem. Ken Campbell was a hugely respected maverick of the British Theatre, an eccentric genius who would snort out forgotten artforms. Nina was his prodigy in ventriloquism and has been said to have reinvented the artform. This film is truly unique in genre and style. No one has seen ventriloquism like this before. Written by Anonymous

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A lovely little film
8 November 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For me, it was just very enjoyable to watch. What a talented ventriloquist! Her on-stage performance at the convention alone was worth the price of admission. That said, I don't ever understand why review sites insist on ten lines of text before they will upload your review, but they do. I'm not sure I have ten lines in me. We'll see. I've never written a movie review before, because I've learned over the years that hardly any two people who see the same movie, see the same movie. What I think isn't important. The movie touched me, for whatever reasons; and I just felt like saying how much I enjoyed it. And, once again, the bit she did at the convention was very clever, or so I thought. And now, line eleven (or so it was in the window where this was written).


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