An Irish filmmaker grapples with the legacy of his estranged father, the late documentarian Arthur MacCaig, through his decades-spanning archive of the conflict in Northern Ireland. The Image You Missed is a documentary essay film that weaves together a history of the Northern Irish ‘Troubles’ with the story of a son's search for his father. It creates a candid encounter between two filmmakers born into different political moments, revealing their contrasting life experiences in Ireland.
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