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Left Luggage

Lewis Robinson
2007

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Description

Painted steel sculpture group of a large trunk and file cabinets, together with a director's chair, a pile of books, a helmet, a sitting bird, and a rifle. It celebrates the filming of Atonement, a romantic war tragedy film directed by Joe Wright and based on Ian McEwan's 2001 novel of the same name (Wikipedia). Redcar's beach was the site of the Dunkirk beach sequence and stood in for Bray-Dunes, an other scene was shot in the Regent Cinema on the promenade.

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Inscription(s)

'LEFT LUGGAGE'
2007

Artist - Lewis Robinson


Gifted to Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council by
'Working Title Films' to celebrate the filming of
'Atonement' during the summer of 2006


Unveiled by Direcor Joe Wright
5th September 2007

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 54°37'14" - W 1°4'17")

Item Code: gbyh196; Photograph: 31 July 2019
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