Terence Davies began making this collection of short films at just 30 years of age, not long after he left Liverpool to study drama…Read More
In anticipation of ‘Sunset Song’, which arrives in UK cinemas on December 4th, I have decided to look back at the movies of its legendary Liverpudlian director Terence Davies. Davies has married classicism, experimentalism and semi-autobiographical storytelling into a wholly singular vision over his four decades of filmmaking. Our season hopes to celebrate it all – from his early collection of short films made between 1976 and 1984 to his most recent feature, the long-awaited adaptation of one of Scotland’s most revered novels. It aims to praise the work of a distinctive artist among the finest film directors ever produced on our shores.
The Best Films By Terence Davies:
Hester, the main character of ‘The Deep Blue Sea’ played by Rachel Weisz, is attending a dinner with her haughty mother-in-law. The conversation turns…Read More
The two best period dramas of the last twenty years have been Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Age Of Innocence’ and Terence Davies’ ‘The House Of…Read More
In one of the first shots of ‘Distant Voices, Still Lives’ we see the film’s family members framed against the backdrop of their living…Read More
Terence Davies’ picture ‘The Long Day Closes’ was met with a rapturous reception when it was first seen in 1992. It was favoured by many to…Read More