66 Months

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Every year, thousands of people slip through the net of social care provision into a dark, lonely and often dangerous underworld. Nigel is one of those people. Abandoned by those who should have been caring for him, abused and vulnerable Nigel lived under the radar of social services for 66 months. In this hostile environment, Nigel came to rely on Robbie, an alcoholic. Together they lived in poverty in the midst of the dreaming spires of Oxford. And so began their troubling, disturbing but genuinely loving relationship.

"This must surely rank as one of the most intimate and penetrating documents ever committed to film" British Association of Social Workers

"A superb and gritty street level documentary" TimeOut

Sheffield International Doc Fest 2011
Open City International Film Festival 2011
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam 2011
Curzon Soho, Doc Days, London 2012
See Festival, Brighton,  March –  April 2012
Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Greece 2012  

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Director: 
James Bluemel
Executive Producer: 
Christopher Hird