You're Soaking In It

    • Errol Morris
    • United States
    • 2000
    • 24 min
    • Special Screenings: Errol Morris
    Joan Dougherty cleans up after people have died. Sometimes, it is a case of murder or suicide. At other times, a corpse has been lying around for days. She dispels the smell, controls maggots and cockroaches and collects the body parts. This gives the relatives a better opportunity for mourning. Dougherty used to be a hairdresser. She started her company because nobody helped her after her stepson had killed himself. She is sober-minded and never has any nightmares, but she rarely leaves her house without some bleach.

    Credits

    • 24 min
    • color
    • video
    • Spoken languages: English
    Director
    Errol Morris
    Production
    Michael Williams for Scout Productions, David Collins, Globe Department Store
    Cinematography
    Martin B. Albert
    Editing
    Chyld King
    Music
    John Kusiak

    IDFA history

    2000
    Screened
    Special Screenings: Errol Morris

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