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A film by Grant Gee

2012 / UK / 90 min / NR
1.85:1 / English DD 2.0


    Retracing the steps taken by W.G. Sebald (1944–2001) in his ground-breaking book "The Rings of Saturn", Patience (After Sebald) offers a unique exploration of the work and influence of the internationally acclaimed writer. Directed by Grant Gee (Radiohead: Meeting People Is Easy, Joy Division), the film includes contributions from writers, artists and filmmakers such as Rick Moody, Adam Philips, Robert Macfarlane and Tacita Dean.

    Special Features

    · Ambient visual representation of the film by The Caretaker (2012, 20 minutes)

    Film Reviews

    "A hauntingly original piece of literary criticism. A must-see for fans and a welcome introduction for the curious."
    A.O. Scott, The New York Times

    "A worthy tribute to an unclassifiable masterpiece, Patience (After Sebald) is an homage that avoids the traps of slavish imitation. It's less an adaptation of 'The Rings of Saturn' than an expansion of it—and not just that, less a feat of literary criticism than something more elusive, a film that uses the tools of cinema to evoke the experience and the pleasure of reading."
    Dennis Lim, LA Times

    "Wonderful. Patience is not in any simple sense 'about' The Rings of Saturn. It is about the experience of reading 'The Rings of Saturn.'"
    Michael Wood, Artforum