Director: Stephen Frears, Mike Dibb
He and a quartet of industry chums drink tea and reminisce (heavily interspersed with clips) revisiting the films of their collective past.
Alexander Mackendrick and Gavin Lambert talk us through to the 1950s whilst Frears' contemporaries Michael Apted and Alan Parker join him for a discussion of the Him since the 60s, including, among other things, the complex and unique relationship between television and the British cinema as weil as the ever angst-ridden love/hate relationship with Hollywood.
When approached to direct the American contribution to the BFi's Century of Cinema project, Martin Scorsese (a natural choice given his remarkable film knowledge and passion) decided the only possibl… More »
... ... The film is founded on perception of the very close connection between Korea's modern history and the development of Korean cinema. Jang Sun-Woo's view of history negotiates its way around al… More »
New Zealand/UK, 1995
... ... Framed as a road movie chronicling a return trip to New Zealand, this film starts from the fact that Sam Neill, (the only director in the series for the century of cinema whose career is actu… More »