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Published on 08 Apr 2015 | over 2 years ago

We're generally keener on performing it than thinking about why we do so. Here's a small attempt to redress the balance. It's a thesis about loneliness. If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): goo.gl/D3WfTM


“Why is it so interesting and exciting? Few philosophers have explored the topic with the necessary rigour.

It has to do with loneliness and self-disgust. When we begin in this world, if we’re lucky, everything about us is acceptable and adorable, from our toes to our temples. We lie naked on our parents’ skin, they can hear our heartbeat, we can see the delight in their eyes as they watch us do nothing more accomplished than blow a saliva bubble or suck our fingers...”

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Produced in collaboration with:

Matthew Hammett Knott

Actors: Amrou al-Kadhi and Ruby Thomas
Music: ‘Milk & Honey’ and ‘Time & Again’ by Phil Gerus
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