The Story of Looking (2021)

  • Documentary
  • 1h 30m

The Story of Looking sees filmmaker Mark Cousins prepare for surgery to restore his vision, revealing how looking makes us who we are.

In a personal meditation on the power of looking in his own life, he guides us through a kaleidoscope of extraordinary imagery across cultures and eras, showing how looking lies at the heart of human experience, empathy, discovery and thought.


Mark Cousins




United Kingdom

Bonus Content

The Story of Looking in Conversation with Mark Cousins - Live from Edinburgh