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Of Time and the City (2008)


Terence Davies is one of Britain’s greatest and most overlooked directors; ostensibly he fits into Britain’s long tradition of social-realist cinema, a cinema about the working-class, about the problems and issues that the great many millions who live on Britain’s long-forgotten council estates have lived through. 523 more words

Film Reviews

Emanuel Levy's Gay Directors/Gay Films?

I meant to re-post this a while back, before Emanuel Levy’s book launch in Provincetown. Unfortunately, that did not happen, but I still think this is relevant. 70 more words


TIFF 15: On New Adventures and Old Familiars

By: Daniel Reynolds

We’ve come to the end, my friends. After 11 days and (for me) 14 movies, the celebrations of the 40th Toronto International Film Festival are over. 1,882 more words


TIFF15: Day 6

Number of Films: 2
General Vibe: Time Marches On, Wot?

Sunset Song: There are those critics who believe Terence Davies to be in the upper echelon of British auteurs, alongside luminaries such as Lean, Leigh, and Hitchcock. 290 more words

Piers Marchant

Toronto: Terence Davies on 'Sunset Song,' Agyness Deyn and Preferring the Past

Terence Davies is the first to admit that he is, to put it bluntly, out of touch. “I don’t understand the modern world,” he says cheerfully, his mellifluous vowels crackling down the phone from Toronto, where he’s just arrived for this year’s festival. 541 more words

Markets & Festivals

Spain's Festival Films Nabs San Sebastian Contender 'Sunset Song'

Festival Films has taken Spanish distribution rights to Terence Davies’ intimate epic “Sunset Song,” sold by Fortissimo Films.

The film has been selected to play in the San Sebastian Festival’s main competition this September after world preeming in Toronto, as a part of its Special Presentations sidebar. 313 more words


Metrodome Acquires Terence Davies’ 'Sunset Song' in U.K., Ireland

LONDON — Metrodome Distribution has acquired U.K. and Irish rights, excluding TV, to Terence Davies’ “Sunset Song.”

The film stars Agyness Deyn, who is set to appear in the Coen brothers’ forthcoming “Hail, Caesar,” Peter Mullan (“Tyrannosaur,” “War Horse”) and Kevin Guthrie (“The Legend of Barney Thomson,” “Sunshine on Leith”). 187 more words