Stuart: A Life Backwards
Adaptation of Alexander Masters' critically acclaimed memoir of homeless alcoholic Stuart Shorter, recounting his complicated life story in reverse.
Adaptation of Alexander Masters' critically acclaimed memoir of homeless alcoholic Stuart Shorter. As writer and charity worker Alexander gets to know Stuart and learns about his complicated life, he marvels at his new friend's resilient personality, and asks to write his biography. Stuart agrees, recounting his life story in reverse. Tales of post-office heists, suicide attempts and spells inside various institutions help Alexander understand how Stuart's life spiralled out of control.