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THE POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS

by Edward Lovelace, James Hall

synopsis

The celebrated lyricist, Edwyn Collins could only say two phrases after waking up: 'Grace Maxwell' and 'The Possibilities Are Endless’. This is the incredible story of Collins, a songwriter who had the contents of his mind effectively deleted after experiencing a stroke. Placed inside Edwyn's mind, we embark on a remarkable journey from the brink of death back to language, music, life and love. With the help of his wife Grace, Edwyn submerges himself in a landscape of memories, as he tries to unlock the story of his past. More than a story of determination against all odds; it is an intimate and life-affirming tale of rediscovery.

international title: The Possibilities Are Endless
original title: The Possibilities Are Endless
country: United Kingdom
year: 2014
genre: documentary
directed by: Edward Lovelace, James Hall
film run: 82'
release date: GB 07/11/2014, IE 07/11/2014
cinematography by: Richard Stewart
film editing: David Charap
music: Edwyn Collins
producer: Thomas Benski, Lucas Ochoa, Julia Nottingham
production: Pulse Films
distributor: Pulse Films