Two Ears, One Mouth

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© Benfield
25 minutes / Colour / 1999
Directed by
Andy Benfield

Anthropologist

Country of production United Kingdom

Series Granada Center for Visual Anthropology Student Film

Duncan Williamson is of Traveller descent and lives in Scotland, Amy Douglas is fifty years younger and lives in Cheshire. But they share a love for telling stories and both manage to make a living from it. The film shows them telling stories to school children, fair-goers, tourists as well as to the film-maker. The stories they tell are filled with timeless heroes and an otherworldly charm. Around a camp-fire at night, they meet to discuss their art and their passion for it.

Language and subtitles English (no subtitles)

Region British-Irish Isles

Country United Kingdom

Keywords Travellers / Roma Art / Artists / Artisans