The Somnambulists revolves around 15 testimonies from British servicemen and women who were involved in the Iraq conflict in Basra. The film uses a cast of relatively unknown actors and is an imagined response to real-life eye-witness accounts from commanding officers, bomb disposal experts and medics. We get insights into their camaraderie as well as their fears, their sense of loss and vulnerability, creating a ghostly presence as they talk about these experiences in a near documentary style and after each testimony the camera glides into the lives that might have been and the people they left behind.
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The Somnambulists is available to own on DVD from 30 April.
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