The Dunes (2014)

et in a forgotten and decadent care home by the sea, 'The Dunes' is a story about finding beauty, releasing strength and discovering hope. It explores the last period of human life, when we... See full summary »

Director:

Irene Calvo Romero

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Clare Almond Clare Almond
Chris Bearne
Mary Bennet Mary Bennet
Peter Thomas Peter Thomas
Edit

Storyline

et in a forgotten and decadent care home by the sea, 'The Dunes' is a story about finding beauty, releasing strength and discovering hope. It explores the last period of human life, when we are faced with the thoughts of losing ourselves and our memories. Shot in a simple and lyrical way, infused with deep metaphors, the film follows the complicated but charming relationship of two care home patients, Eric and Thomas, who both have opposite attitudes towards life. This film tells the charming story of ERIC, an 80 year old retired painter who yearns for his past, who finds he is still mentally and physically able to wander the care home. He feels no relation towards his fellow residents, and fears them on some level - their degenerative state offers him his future. Eric knows in his heart that he will end up stuck if he stays too long, so he constantly seeks freedom - either through death or escape. With the unexpected arrival of his new next-door neighbor, a man unable to walk, Eric ...

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short | Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2014 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed