ACROSS STILL WATER

Ruth Grimberg
2014
13 mins
{PROGRAMME: HUMAN BEINGS: AT WORK AND PLAY} John is at a critical point in his life as he must come to terms with the devastating loss of his sight from the incurable condition Retinitis Pigmentosa. Guided by his young friend Ben he seeks respite and solace in his love of night fishing. This is a subtle and gently paced exploration of a journey requiring real patience and fortitude evoked in scenes of a night fishing trip and encounters with others who urge him to take the next vital steps in accepting his condition to ensure his independence and safety.