Saturday, February 23, 2008
|2:30 p.m.||Distant Voices, Still Lives: Shot-by-Shot|
Terence Davies (U.K., 1988)
Discussion with Terence Davies
Some films beg unpacking, none more than Davies’s remarkable Distant Voices, Still Lives, a beautifully rendered trip through the past with baggage galore. Davies’s most notable achievement is a seamless style of storytelling where memories meld into a singular realm and emotional connections create the logic that guides us. Join Terence Davies for a nuanced trip down memory lane.
• Written by Davies. Photographed by William Diver, Patrick Duval. With Freda Dowie, Pete Postlethwaite, Angela Walsh, Dean Williams. (84 mins, Color, 35mm, From British Film Institute, permission Swank)