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Her Master's Voice


Schiller said there is a watcher at the gate of the mind, and it is the watcher that prevents creativity, because creativity and insanity are almost the same thing.
The ventriloquist’s doll can kill off the watcher of the mind allowing access to spontaneity and imagination.

Acclaimed ventriloquist Nina Conti, takes the bereaved puppets of her mentor and erstwhile lover Ken Campbell on a pilgrimage to 'Venthaven', the resting place for puppets of dead ventriloquists.

She gets to know her traveling partners along the way, and through them deconstructs both herself and her lost love in this ventriloquial docu-mocumentary requiem.


Director(s): Nina Conti

Executive Producer(s): Christopher Guest

Producer(s): Nina Conti, Riaz Meer, Michael O'Kelly

Cinematographer: Tim Jordan

Editor(s): Riaz Meer

Sound Designer: Ana Walker & Phillipe Ciompi

Music: Christoph Bauschinger

Director Bio


Nina Conti started her career as an actress before becoming a ventriloquist of international renown. This is her directorial debut.


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