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Affairs of the Art

World-renowned British animation director Joanna Quinn revisits the character of Beryl - an unruly working-class Welsh artist - in a wildly funny and crude story of a woman pursuing her dreams later in life. Oscar-nominated for Best Animated Short, this kaleidoscopic portrait of the creative process is brought to life in deft but striking sketches.





59-year-old factory worker Beryl is so obsessed with drawing it dominated her entire household. Aside from husband Ifor, Beryl’s model and muse, this obsessive streak runs in the family. Son Colin is a technical geek and sister Beverly is a fervent taxidermist. But has Beryl left it too late to do something about her own passions?