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Still Life (I) (2013)

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A council case worker looks for the relatives of those found dead and alone.

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John May
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Kelly Stoke
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Mary
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Council Manager
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Billy Stokes' Caretaker
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Ciaran McIntyre ...
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Homeless Man
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Garry
Hebe Beardsall ...
Lucy
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Still Life is a poignant, quixotic tale of life, love and the afterlife. Meticulous and organized to the point of obsession, John May (Eddie Marsan) is a council worker charged with finding the next of kin of those who have died alone. When his department is downsized, John must up his efforts on his final case, taking him on a liberating journey that allows him to start living life at last. Written by Anonymous

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Caring duty
30 July 2014 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Movie addicts have an affection for boring England. But the same goes for the British bureaucrat. The last one for whom the word Duty isn't empty.

In this version he works for the council, fixing funerals for the lonely. Nobody will attend, except for this official and the priest. It's Eleanor Rigby for real.

The last case, because his boss doesn't think he's efficient enough, makes this official trying to get in contact with the daughter of a deceased. To have at least one from a family at the funeral. It doesn't go like he expected, but there's suddenly an opening. Also for boring England.


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