Nobody noticed when Joyce Vincent died in her bedsit above a shopping mall in North London in 2003. Her body wasn't discovered for three years, surrounded by Christmas presents she had been wrapping, and with the TV still on. Newspaper reports offered few details of her life - not even a photograph.
Who was she? And how could this happen to someone in our day and age - the so-called age of communication?
Interweaving interviews with imagined scenes from Joyce's life, Dreams of a Life is an imaginative, powerful, multilayered quest, and is not only a portrait of Joyce but a portrait of London in the eighties - the City, music, and race. It is a film about urban lives, contemporary life, and how, like Joyce, we are all different things to different people. It is about how little we may ever know each other, but nevertheless, how much we can love.
*Artwork subject to change
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'A shockingly good production'
Posted by Play.com Reviewer, 30/12/2011 17:11:51
Worth watching - very strong production and makes you think about your own personal life and how you live it.
Brilliantly and respectfully pieced together considering the litlle the police had to go on.
Left me wanting to know more about her sisters and their point of view.
Sad doesn't come into it, more like a huge reality check.
Note: This Review was made by Play.com customer: Bouqsie on Rakuten’s Play.com on the date shown.
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