Blue Black Permanent

  • Margaret Tait /
  • UK /
  • 1992 /
  • 86 mins

Celia Imrie, Jack Shepherd, Gerda Stevenson / Fiction / English

Glasgow Women's Library offers a very rare opportunity to see Margaret Tait's debut feature, Blue Black Permanent, twenty years after its original release. A haunting and magical film about a daughter's attempts to come to terms with her mother's mysterious death. A delicate and poetic work of intense emotion. This screening links with a Margaret Tait film and poetry celebration in Glasgow in August, more information at

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