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Requiem

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DVD - Mature Adult MA15+   Double Bay . Available .  
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DVD - Mature Adult MA15+   Paddington . Available .  
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Title Requiem [videorecording].
Publisher/Date Australia : Acorn Media : Distributed by RLJ Entertainment, ©2018.
Pagination etc. 2 DVD-videos (382 minutes) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Contents note Title from container.
RLJ Entertainment : AMA10421.
Originally broadcast by in the Great Britain on the BBC One 2 February 2018.
Special features: Cast and crew interviews ; picture gallery.
"From the makers of The missing"-- Cover.
Creation Note Written and created by Kris Mrksa and directed by Mahalia Belo ; screenplay by Kris Mrksa and Blake Ayshford.
Performer note Lydia Wilson, Joel Fry, James Frecheville, Sian Reese-Williams, Brendan Coyle, Claire Rushbrook.
Summary Note In 1994, a toddler disappeared from a small Welsh village, never to be seen again. 23 years later, in London, the mother of rising cello star Matilda Gray commits suicide, without apparent reason. Among her possessions, Matilda discovers tantalising evidence, linking her mother to the Welsh girls disappearance all those years ago. And so grief stricken Matilda travels to Wales, determined to find out who she really is, even if it means unraveling her own identity. In the process, she uncovers long buried secrets in this remote community including one secret more bizarre, terrifying and dangerous than anything she could have imagined: Dark otherworldly forces are gathering they have been waiting many years for Matilda to return. If every life is a story, then for most of us, its our parents who write the opening chapters. They record and remember our early childhoods as we cannot, acting as trusted witnesses to our lives. But what if you discovered that your parent had lied to you? That almost everything theyd said about their own history, and yours, was untrue? Part supernatural thriller, part psychological horror, Requiem takes its inspiration from the psychological horror films of the late 1960s and 70s - Rosemarys Baby, Dont Look Now, and The Innocents, avoiding easy answers, and instead playing on uncertainty and ambiguity. Its also a rumination on the nature of memory, identity, and loss, hinging on a universal truth: that when a parent dies, a part of you dies with them.
Target audience note Censorship classification : MA15+
Language note English dialogue ; English subtitles.
Subject Missing children -- Wales -- Drama
Secrets -- Wales -- Drama
Mothers and daughters -- Drama
Supernatural -- Drama
Television programs, British
Television series -- Great Britain
Horror television programs.
Thrillers (Television programs).
Detective and mystery television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Added Author Belo, Mahalia director.
Mrksa, Kris creator, screenwriter.
Ayshford, Blake screenwriter.
Wilson, Lydia actor.
Fry, Joel actor.
Frecheville, James actor.
Reese-Williams, Sian actor.
Coyle, Brendan actor.
Added title Requiem (Television program)
Shelf Location DVD F REQU
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