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Distant Voices, Still Lives (Bfi Modern Classics)

by Paul Farley

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Published by British Film Institute .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Mass Media - General,
  • Performing Arts / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8955993M
    ISBN 101844571394
    ISBN 109781844571390

    Now regarded as a masterpiece of British cinema, and boasting a startling performance from Pete Postlethwaite (ROMEO + JULIET, INCEPTION) as the head of the family, DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES has been treated to a glorious 4K restoration by the British Film Institute. Man sollte "Distant Voices - Still Lives" nur mit Regiekommentar anschauen, denn durch diesen Background bekommt alles noch mehr Tiefe, und es sind Geschichten, die genau so passieren sind. Sofern seine Erinnerung nicht trügt. IV/5.

    Watch Distant Voices, Still Lives movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on %(21). DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES is a British autobiographical drama, from , which follows a working class family in Liverpool during the 's and 's. Violence Scenes of domestic violence include sight of a man hitting his wife, leaving her with bruises on her face and arms, and a scene in which it is implied that a man repeatedly hits his Actors: Freda Dowie.

    out of 5 stars Distant Voices Still Lives. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Aug Verified Purchase. I have been keen to obtain a copy of this film since I first saw it in It is a remarkable piece and much superior to its sequel, The Long Day Closes. A truly innovative film/5(46). Composed of two sections (which are actually two short films, shot two years apart, after it became apparent that the final cut of the original film was too short for cinemas), Distant Voices, Still Lives is a memory piece, tinged with nostalgia, regret, and an accumulation of trauma. Davies abandons chronology and A-to-B storytelling, as.


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Distant Voices, Still Lives (Bfi Modern Classics) by Paul Farley Download PDF EPUB FB2

The first section, Distant Voices, focuses on the s. It is a grim story but better told than the happier story of the s (Still Lives). Davies is not a director for everyone.

Directed by Terence Davies. With Pete Postlethwaite, Freda Dowie, Angela Walsh, Dean Williams. The lives of an English working-class family are told out of order in a free-associative manner. The first part, "Distant Voices", focuses on the father's role in the family.

The second part, "Still Lives", focuses on his children/10(K). DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES A film by Terence Davies.

Winner of the International Critics' Prize, Cannes Terence Davies's stunning debut feature film Distant Voices, Still Lives was instantly recognised as a masterpiece on its release in and the director hailed as one of Britain's most gifted and remarkable filmmakers/5(14).

The centrepiece of this new, expanded edition of his bestselling "Distant Voices" is his reporting from East Timor where (at the time of writing ) a third of the population had died as a result of Indonesia's genocidal policies - supported of course by the US/5.

Still Lives book this from a library. Distant voices, still lives. [Paul Farley; British Film Institute.] -- "Set in 'a world before Elvis, in a Liverpool before the Beatles', Terence Davies's film Distant Voices, Still Lives is an autobiographical meditation on a post-War working-class childhood.

Paul. Distant Voices, Still Lives unfolds with the ease of a memoir, yet there's nothing literal or obvious about it. Davies is much more interested in the signifiers of nostalgia and memory than the memories themselves: dramatic, often violent episodes are doled out in vignettes, interrupted or underscored by extensive use of pop songs of the : Arrow Video.

Distant Voices, Still Lives is a cartoon of a real, working-class, pithy character and environment analysis. It is not, itself, a real film. It is what happens when somebody manages to drink enough red wine with, play enough golf with, and seduce the daughter of the right financier.

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 This study of the film is both a personal response, as a Liverpudlian and as a poet, and an exploration of Davies' unique visual style.

Distant Voices, Still Lives is a far darker work than his subsequent The Long Day Closes, where he could freely, lyrically recall the burgeoning awareness of his homosexuality, his joy for cinema, or, simply, the stupefying play of light on a carpet.

(As Armond White superbly put it, the difference between the two films is the difference. DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES A film by Terence Davies. Winner of the International Critics' Prize, Cannes Terence Davies's stunning debut feature film Distant Voices, Still Lives was instantly recognised as a masterpiece on its release in and the director hailed as one of Britain's most gifted and remarkable filmmakers/5(56).

PDF Distant Voices, Still Lives (BFI Film Classics) Paul Farley FAVORITE BOOK. Between Arrow’s release of Distant Voices, Still Lives and Criterion’s release of The Long Day Closes, Davies is getting the recognition he deserves, and during his lifetime. Distant Voices, Still Lives was released on Blu-Ray from Arrow Academy on Oct.

Author: Shawn Glinis. Distant Voices, Still Lives. Terence Davies’ partly autobiographical tale evokes his upbringing in Liverpool after the war in a working-class home dominated by the violence of his father, fearsomely played by then newcomer Pete Postlethwaite.

Distant Voices, Still Lives is a far darker work than his subsequent The Long Day Closes, where he could freely, lyrically recall the burgeoning awareness of his homosexuality, his joy for cinema, or, simply, the stupefying play of light on a carpet.

(As Armond White superbly put it, the difference between the two films is the difference /5. "Distant Voices, Still Lives" is aesthetically distinguished by two radical choices that set it dramatically apart from other family-memory films of the era (John Boorman’s "Hope and Glory" [] is an excellent concurrent example in the United Kingdom; while Ettore Scola’s "The Family" [] and Barry Levinson’s "Avalon" [] make for more sentimental evocations of similar themes of.

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Distant Voices, Still Lives. Distant Voices, Still Lives. / 85min / DCP. DIRECTOR: TERENCE DAVIES CAST: PETE POSTLETHWAITE, FREDA DOWIE, ANGELA WALSH. Terence Davies is the first to admit he’s got a reputation for misery, but today he’s positively beaming about the new digital restoration of his year-old debut feature Distant Voices Still Lives.

“It does look gorgeous, I must say. That anybody should want to revive it after 30 years – I can’t believe it.” Following his early trilogy of autobiographical shorts, Distant Voices.

1 An earlier version of this article first appeared in Metro (): 53– There is something indescribable about the very real pleasures of Terence Davies’ breakthrough film, Distant Voices, Still Lives. It is a slippery, intangible work and its most beautiful moments (of which there are many) emerge from a combination of evocative sounds, [ ]Author: Adrian Danks.

Distant Voices, Still Lives. likes. Distant Voices, Still Lives is a British film directed and written by Terence Davies. It evokes. Set in a world before Elvis, in a Liverpool before the Beatles, Terence Davies's 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's unique. Terence Davies’ first feature was voted the third greatest British film of all time in a poll conducted by Time Out magazine.

It’s a unique, poetic, semi-autobiographical portrait of working-class family life in Liverpool during the s and s. Evocative, dream-like sequences illustrate how harsh realities were mitigated by.Distant Voices, Still Lives is a British film directed and written by Terence evokes working-class family life in Liverpool during the s and early s, paying particular attention to the role of popular music, Hollywood cinema, light entertainment, and the public house within this tight-knit community.

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