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Rough Cut review

An intriguing peek behind the scenes for film students, but a likely snoozefest for everybody else, this bizarre ‘meta-mentary’ feels more like a feature-length DVD extra than a film in its own right.

Tracking the production of made-up ’70s exploitationer Hiker Meat , it delves into the minutiae of moviemaking as a crew of amateur filmmakers combat gnats, botched pyrotechnics and a micro-budget while shooting in the Lake District.

An experiment in form from artist-turned-director Jamie Shovlin, Rough Cut has points of interest, but ultimately feels pointless.

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