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Dust

Dust

Dust braids two memories from a poet’s youth. In one memory, the young man remembers a last moment with a lover. In the other memory, he recalls his final hours with his dying grandfather. Ultimately, this contemplative examination of the nature of grief becomes a poetic meditation of “water, skin and dust.”

Title:

Dust

Director(s):

Shane Book

Year of Release:

2013

Region:

Trinidad and Tobago, Canada

Language:

English

Type / Genre:

Narrative Short

Runtime:

9 minutes

Rating:

PG

Showtimes:

Wed 25 Sept, 6.00pm, MovieTowne POS
Tue 01 Oct, 3.30pm, MovieTowne POS

Caribbean Premiere


About the Director(s):

Shane Book

Shane Book

Shane Book was born to a Trinidadian mother and Canadian father. He is the author of Ceiling of Sticks, winner of both the Prairie Schooner Book Prize and the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award. Adapted from his National Magazine Award-winning poem, Dust is his first film.

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