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by Mark Lyndersay - Trinidad Guardian

There’s a moment right in the middle of Pan, the new film about the national instrument written by Kim Johnson and directed by Jerome Guiot that summarises all the hopes that the creative team have for their subject.

The film’s lead, Renaldo Frederick, playing Goldteeth, is walking across an impossibly beautiful forest clearing, lush green as far as the eye can see, his raw, unfinished instrument in a burlap sack slung over his back.

Frederick’s back is to us. He is walking away from a troubled past to a verdant future rich with potential. His instrument, the source of all his hopes, just a weighty promise in its rough container, a burden, by every possible definition of the word.

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Seriously? You are indeed 'rebuilding pan's mythology" Goldteeth  was Renegade fader.

I would like to see this film.

I'm going to write to them to ask how I can reserve a copy. ATM I only see an option to purchase if you live in T&T.


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