Counterpoint: Life After Death

Counterpoint: Life After Death

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Details

Location

Belfast

Year

1982

Source

Digitised as part of Unlocking Film Heritage

Format

16mm

colour

Length

20min 02sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

British Film Institute, ITV

Rights Holder

ITV

It is illegal to download, copy, print or otherwise utilise in any other form this material, without written consent from the copyright holder.

Description

A stark documentary that looks beyond the murder rates of The Troubles to reveal the harrowing cost in human suffering.

This film unflinchingly portrays the lingering anguish and tragedy of the conflict through the experiences of real people. Contributors include those who have lost loved ones and a local doctor who has witnessed the extent and range of trauma inflicted on victims.
 

Notes

Part of Counterpoint, the UTV series that became renowned for its hard-hitting political coverage and investigations into controversial social issues. This material comes courtesy of the UTV Archive.
 

Credits

Digitised as part of Unlocking Film Heritage

An Ulster Television production

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