Angered by the way he and the rest of us allowed the UK to sleepwalk into the Iraq war, Richard Jobson’s The Somnambulists is a departure for the director which explores the lost lives of 15 service men and women in stark visual style. We discuss collective responsibility and pushing technology and form to serve a story.
The Somnambulists (2011)
Straight-to-camera monologues reveal the physical and mental trauma suffered by British military personnel during their tours in Iraq.
It reminded me of being in a punk band again, everything was stripped back & very simple & you weren’t relying on anything other than the performance.