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... it from his mouth and tosses it away. Anthony enragedIf you weren't my brother. Martin You're no good to me with your brain fried. And youse. (turns on the others) No more stout till we get back. Fitzgerald House. Night Martin and his four men...

Bright Dreams, Hard Knocks: A Journal for 1991

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was Catch Us If You Can in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Projections 1 : A Forum for Film-makers

Faber and Faber Limited, 1992

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... Runyan out of Dashiel Hammett. The lighting and staging is elegiac, the acting is John Ford Irish. It is a potent mix. The Coen brothers have a genuine vision. They bring us a cinema which is distinctly their own. Blood Simple, Raising...

The Revival of the British Horror Film

John Fitzgerald

John Fitzgerald teaches media and film in Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Studying British Cinema: 1999-2009

Auteur, 2010

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... a ‘1970s Hollywood’ feel close to the spirit of John Boorman’s Deliverance (1972): ‘[the film] starts very sunlit and glamorous, then degrades into colder, bleaker, grainier stock into wider, more paranoid lens choices. Once in the forest I...

Wallace, Gromit and Harry – British Eccentrics and Hollywood Co-production

John Fitzgerald

John Fitzgerald teaches media and film in Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Studying British Cinema: 1999-2009

Auteur, 2010

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... Professor McGonagall, Alan Rickman as the sinister Professor Snape and Robbie Coltrane as the good-natured, hirsute Hagrid. With the addition of John Cleese wafting in and out as a friendly ghost and Ian Hart as the initially slight Professor...

Welcome to Britain – Economic Migrants and Asylum Seekers in British Film

John Fitzgerald

John Fitzgerald teaches media and film in Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Studying British Cinema: 1999-2009

Auteur, 2010

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...Introduction Historically Britain has always been a country that has welcomed economic migrants. With its strong links to the Commonwealth and with Europe, there has been a recognisably fluid migratory pattern into this country since...

The General

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was Catch Us If You Can in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Conclusions

Faber & Faber Ltd, 2020

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... altering and adding lines. Because ADR stands behind us, we are released from the hushed solemnity that sound recording imposes. Fellini said, ‘John, if the Americans find out about dubbing, we are finished.’Like all good actors, Brendan...

1957: Southern Television

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was Catch Us If You Can in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adventures of a Suburban Boy

Faber and Faber Limited, 2003

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... in the brain if the heart stops, a mechanism that can sustain life during birthing if the lungs do not immediately function.F. Scott Fitzgerald describes in ‘The Crack-Up’ how a traumatic event breaks something in us, how a crack appears...

Among Trees

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was Catch Us If You Can in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adventures of a Suburban Boy

Faber and Faber Limited, 2003

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... trepidation I acted the role of myself while John Hurt played my alter ego. Parts of it were dramatised. Merlin appeared, as did the Lady of the Lake, and John Hurt confronted them on my behalf. It was about trees, the mature ones I...

The New Realism – Girls on Top

John Fitzgerald

John Fitzgerald teaches media and film in Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Studying British Cinema: 1999-2009

Auteur, 2010

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... Wave of the late 1950s and early 1960s led by directors like Tony Richardson, John Schlesinger, Karel Reisz and Lindsay Anderson strove to break away from the studio-produced films that had gone before. Cameras were used in real locations...

Dystopian Britain

John Fitzgerald

John Fitzgerald teaches media and film in Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Studying British Cinema: 1999-2009

Auteur, 2010

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... In a spectacular sequence, just before midnight, V allows Evey to watch him blow up the Old Bailey as a protest against the dictator running Britain, High Chancellor Adam Sutler (John Hurt). He also announces that on the same date next year he...