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Ben Sharrock

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Limbo | Ben Sharrock

Sharrock’s middlebrow approach and sitcom-ready style undermines much of Limbo‘s potential power. About a decade ago, Serge Daney’s then recently-translated essay “The Tracking Shot in Kapo” began making the rounds in cinephile circles. Like most dense, complicated film writing, many of its finer points…

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by Calum Reed Film

Limbo | Ben Sharrock

Recent reports in the media that claim that the UK government is planning to house asylum seekers offshore come at a timely moment for Ben Sharrock, whose second feature, Limbo, charts the efforts of a Syrian refugee seeking access to Britain. Omar (Amir El-Masry)…