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Dummy Jim

18 Jun 20134 stars

Matt Hulse’s second feature is both very beautiful and utterly bonkers

Dummy Jim is inspired by the book I Cycled into the Arctic Circle, James Duthie’s account of the three-month long bike ride he undertook in the summer of 1951 from his home in a small Scottish fishing village, through a big chunk of Europe and up into…

Dummy Jim tells story of deaf-mute Scotsman who cycled to the Arctic Circle

11 Jun 2013

The film will have its UK premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013

Local filmmaker Matt Hulse has spent 13 years creating Dummy Jim, a part-fiction, part-documentary, impressionistic portrait of James Duthie, a deaf-mute Scotsman who cycled 6000 miles to the Arctic Circle and back.