However I also had this niggling feeling that the film was being deliberately obtuse in what it was doing and that, in being so personal, Davies had forgotten that this was a film being sold to an audience, not just something he is making for free. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. A documentary shot in the North Atlantic and focused on the commercial fishing industry.

A deeply personal evocation of post-World War II Liverpool, the film is a patchwork visual poem woven from archival footage, a mash-up of classical and pop music standards, and Davies's own incantations--delivered in his lugubrious, at times overwrought, elocution. To place an order or for customer service, call toll-free. Mail cheques, money orders, cash to:   

While "Of Time and the City" is a documentary and, more than that, one in Thankfully they did not replace Olympia Dukakis who I think is amazining and brought a sensual compassionate quality to a challenging role. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Let's start with the positive Studio: Strand

DVD Release Date: May 12th, 2009 Keep Case Chapters: 12 Release Information: Studio: BFI Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1. Davies' narration is a mix of his own reflections and the poems and prose of others.

Enjoying pop music gives way to a teenage love of Mahler and Wagner. same virtues that made the director's earlier fiction films so memorable. much viable content. The film uses astonishingly intimate archival footage that shows, but never judges, the grimy conditions of the lives of ordinary Liverpudlians in a former industrial powerhouse in post-war England, which at the time was home to some of the worst slums in Europe.

I enjoyed seeing most of the video - it brought back a lot of memories, some good, some not so good. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. In fact, the story is so good and its characters so true to life that it makes you yearn for a place like 28 Barbary Lane in San Francisco.

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Terence Davies (1945- ), filmmaker and writer, takes us, sometimes obliquely, to his childhood and youth in Liverpool. Only 3 left in stock. A This is one of the most unique and memorable cinematic experiences I have ever had. We work hard to protect your security and privacy.

This movie goes beyond nostalgia, right to weltschmerz (world-sorrow), Reviewed in the United States on May 2, 2013. I've never been disappointed with any movie he's in.