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Brief Encounter (2015)

Directed by

David Lean

Written by

Noël Coward

Screenplay

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...Milford Junction Station. Night. (Location) LONG SHOT, Number 1 Platform of Milford Junction Station. It is early evening. A local train is pulling into the station as a voice over the station loud speaker announces ‘MILFORD JUNCTION’ –...

Bicycle Thieves: [Ladri di biciclette]

British Film Institute, 2008

BFI Film Classics

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...Bicycle Thieves...

In the Mood for Love [Huayang Nianhua]

Tony Rayns

Tony Rayns is a London-based filmmaker, critic and festival programmer with a special interest in the film cultures of East Asia. His writings appear in Sight & Sound, Film Comment, Artforum, Cine 21 and other periodicals. His previous publications include books on Fassbinder and Chinese, Korean and Japanese cinema, and he has contributed lengthy essays to studies of Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Garin Nugroho, Edward Yang and Jia Zhangke. He has recorded commentaries on films for Criterion, Masters of Cinema and other DVD/blu-ray labels. His own films include the documentaries New Chinese Cinema, The Jang Sunwoo Variations and Jang Sunwoo in November. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Film Institute, 2015

BFI Film Classics

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...Set in Hong Kong, Singapore and Cambodia in the 1960s, Wong Kar Wai's In the Mood for Love (2000) is a film that luxuriates in the feeling of being in love – without ever turning into a love story. Its central characters, Mr Chow and Mrs...

A Long Hard Look at ‘Psycho’

Raymond Durgnat

Raymond Durgnat (1932–2002) was the author of many groundbreaking books about the cinema, among them Films and Feelings (1967), Sexual Alienation in the Cinema (1972), The Strange Case of Alfred Hitchcock and Jean Renoir (both 1974), a study of WR: Mysteries of the Organism (1999) in the BFI Film Classics series, and ‘A Mirror for England’ (2010) and A Long Hard Look at Psycho (2011) both republished in the BFI Silver series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Long Hard Look at ‘Psycho’

British Film Institute, 2010

Book chapter

...The Credit Sequence The Paramount logo fades to a black screen, which turns light grey as music starts: chunky staccato chords under keening violins. From the right-hand edge, black stripes stretch across the screen; more appear...

Gone With the Wind

Helen Taylor

Helen Taylor is Emeritus Professor in English at the University of Exeter, UK. She is passionate about young children's learning and developing positive attitudes towards mathematics. She taught in a number of primary schools in Kent and Essex and was a deputy head teacher. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Film Institute, 2015

BFI Film Classics

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...Gone with the Wind (1939) is one of the greatest films of all time – the best-known of Hollywood’s Golden Age and a work that has, in popular imagination, defined southern American history for three-quarters of a century. Drawing on three...

Appendix: Selected Filmographies

British Film Editors : “The Heart of the Movie”

British Film Institute, 2014

Book chapter

...The careers of British editors can be related, in general terms, to the distinction between artists and craftspersons, and to issues of class, education and gender. These provide a broad context for the diverse backgrounds, achievements...