The Fall, Acklam Village Market

Roy lies in a hospital bed suffering from depression and unable to move. When he meets little Alexandria he sees an opportunity to escape, but must first gain her trust. He concocts elaborate tales drawing on ancient myths that become increasingly vivid and violent, but captivate the seven-year-old. Accompanied by stunning animated projections and a live score, this 30-minute adaptation of Tarsem Singh’s 2006 film The Fall attempts to tell the story of an unconventional friendship and discovery of selflessness – but doesn’t manage to achieve the poignancy they aim for. 
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