Press and reviews

...beautiful film, which moved me very much…made her words become visually real, which she would have liked.

Julian Spalding – former director of Glasgow Museums


...illuminating interviews and much footage of the colourful artist...

The Spectator's an ideal model for those wishing to make a film about an artist...

Ian Angus – author


The film is a beautiful depiction of an artist ... and a fitting tribute for the great contribution which she has made to both Scottish and British art.

Scottish Art News


This film reveals the deeply creative and intelligent woman behind the art. It movingly chronicles an artist’s life that has been quietly rich in both its external and inner aspects.

Mel Gooding – art critic


...constitutes one of the first biographical portraits of Mellis; it provides an on-camera panorama of her work, interspersed between interviews with the artist and recitations from her memoirs by the actress Susannah York.

All movie guide


It really is like a conversation with a friend, with all the informal familiarity that suggests, and it draws the viewer into Mellis’ world, whether this is a first acquaintance or whether they are a student of her work. In summary, this is an engaging and illuminating glimpse into one woman’s artistic inspiration. The blend of words, images and music create an enduring impression of Mellis as an artist and as a remarkable woman.

‘Videophile’, Southwold organ

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