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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


more poetry on film

As long as we’re on the subject of poetry on film, here’s more (times two). In 2015, Liverpool-based Hurricane Films began production on a feature film called… 152 more words



A film by Terence Davies

Cast: Rachel Weisz, Tom Hiddleston, Ann Mitchell

Set around 1950 Hester Collyer (Rachel Weisz), an attractive but inward young woman who is married to Sir William Collyer (Simon Russell Beale), a judge twice her age or so. 256 more words


Distant Voices, Still Lives

In order to create the desired atmosphere—drab, working class England of the 1940s and 1950s—Distant Voices, Still Lives is shot in a kind of muted color, with every day seemingly overcast. 1,308 more words


The Long Day Closes

Long Day Closes, The (1992)
★★★ / ★★★★

When is a movie not a movie but a poem?

Written and directed by Terence Davies, “The Long Day Closes” plays more like a memory rather than a standard story with defined exposition, rising action, climax, and falling action—which is a most appropriate approach considering that the material is autobiographical. 455 more words

Well, I'm Certainly Not Going Through Life With One Hand Tied Behind My Back. -- James Dean

A film a day in 2015, day 20: The Deep Blue Sea

“Love is patient, love is kind, love means slowly losing your mind” Kevin (James Marsden) jokingly says in the fluffy romantic comedy 27 Dresses. It’s a silly, offhand riff on an oft-quoted Bible verse, but it holds some truth in relation to the truly uncontrollable sensation that falling in love is, something that cinema throughout its short history has loved to theorise and attempt to describe. 571 more words