Let The Rest of The World Go By
1 x 60'
A one off documentary telling the intimate story of an elderly gentleman in failing health who wants nothing more than to love and be loved, even if that means marrying his male best friend to comply with tax guidelines.
Doctors, lawyers, certificates of compos mentis and validation from government officials become their everyday priority as this open admission of a same sex marriage for inheritance reasons has stirred the conscience of people from all persuasions.
Apart from the main themes of love, trust, friendship and inheritance this story reverberates beyond this specific narrative with wider implications for an ageing population, care giving and a deeper meaning to the vow until death do us part.
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