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Distant Voices, Still Lives - BFI Film Classics (Paperback)
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Distant Voices, Still Lives - BFI Film Classics (Paperback)

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Paperback 96 Pages / Published: 01/06/2006
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Set in "a world before Elvis, in a Liverpool before the Beatles", Terence Davies' film "Distant Voices, Still Lives" is an elegiac and intensely autobiographical meditation on a post-war working-class childhood. Paul Farley's study of the film is both a personal response, as a Liverpudlian and as a poet, and an exploration of Davies' unique visual style, blending the spaces - the "short halls, stairways, coal cellars and meter cupboards of northern England" - and sounds - the BBC shipping forecast, a pub sing-a-long, the strains of Vaughan Williams and Britten - of memory.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781844571390
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 171 g
Dimensions: 190 x 135 x 6 mm
Edition: 2006 ed.

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