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Writer-director Terence Davies combined with the scintillating acting of Cynthia Nixon - as she delivers a career-best performance as Dickinson - create an intimate, contemplative film overflowing with incessant wordplay, wit and wry observation. A Quiet Passion allows us a glimpse into the life of ...
There are familiar features and figures: landmark films and Carry On movies, works from Terence Davies, Isaac Julien and Derek Jarman, fleeting moments from classic films such as Victim and The L-Shaped Room, interviews from 1960s TV specials and ads for bri-nylon socks. None of the footage ...

Russo is an experienced film producer, whose feature documentary credits include Terence Davies' Of Time and the City (2008), Gillian Wearing's Self Made (2011), Andrew Kotting's Swandown (2012) and Ken Loach's The Spirit of '45 (2013). She was also a producer on the artist film Abandoned ...
We want people to want us not just for one project and not for just some kind of potentially profit-making product. "We want our voices and development invested in and that's what the BFI was doing with people like Derek, Sally Potter, Ron Peck, Peter Greenaway and Terence Davies," she continued. ...

Although his first film is rough in its execution, Terence Davies had already sketched most of the now familiar elements of his cinematic style in the opening shots of the 40-minute, BFI-funded Children (1976): the blending of social realism with impressionism; drab, working-class locations lent a sense ...
Director Alex Barrett's wordless London Symphony is a conscious throwback to the silent "city symphonies" of the 1920s, specifically Walter Ruttmann's 1927 Berlin - Symphony of a Great City. You're also reminded of Terence Davies's Of Time and the City and Patrick Keillor's discursive Robinson trilogy, ...
A Quiet Passion is a cinematic roar of a biopic. The 2017 Terence Davies film follows American poet Emily Dickinson from her rebellious days at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary to her funeral. (Yes, sorry. Spoiler alert: the 19th century poet dies.) In the space between these moments, we encounter a ...
The feeling is akin to watching Terence Davies' 1992 film The Long Day Closes, one of the greatest odes to memory and childhood, where scenes bleed into one another. Likewise, one espies the shuffling of feet and the wordless vocalese of the choir Shards in the opening track, The Whole Universe ...
Though Granik's approach is reminiscent of the sensitive, stripped-down style of Kelly Reichardt's work (“Wendy and Lucy,” “Certain Women”), by reteaming with Scottish cinematographer Michael McDonough (who shot not only “Winter's Bone,” but also Terence Davies' radiant “Sunset Song” and the gritty ...
Although his first film is rough in its execution, Terence Davies had already sketched most of the now familiar elements of his cinematic style in the opening shots of the 40-minute, BFI-funded Children (1976): the blending of social realism with impressionism; drab, working-class locations lent a sense of ...
What past British or Irish novel deserves a retrospective Goldsmiths Prize? Why? Hallelujah Now by Terence Davies. A worthy winner for 1984.
Celebrated British director Terence Davies (“House of Mirth,” “The Deep Blue Sea”) exquisitely evokes the poet's deep attachment to her ...
Although his first film is rough in its execution, Terence Davies had already sketched most of the now familiar elements of his cinematic style in ...

Britain's Terence Davies has forged a career out of exploring the tumult of his childhood, growing up Catholic, poor and gay in 1950s Liverpool.
Visiting the other day, Terence Davies, the British filmmaker, agreed that this was just as well. “It would be very sparse,” he said. “None of this ...
Terence Davies is at once both monolithic and anonymous. A critically revered British filmmaker whose work has yet to catch on with general ...
There's little more solemn and sanctimonious than the great-person bio-pic, but Terence Davies's “A Quiet Passion,” about Emily Dickinson, ...
A Quiet Passion is a film of many firsts for Terence Davies: his first biopic, his first all-digital-feature, and — unexpectedly — his first work which, ...
... A Quiet Passion, a biopic of 19th-century American poet Emily Dickinson and the latest work from proud Liverpudlian auteur Terence Davies.
Terence Davies' A Quiet Passion does something as interesting if not more so: cast Emily Dickinson — one of America's greatest poets — in ...
Producer Boulter, who also took Terence Davies feature A Quiet Passion to the Holland Film Meeting, is looking for Dutch partners. “It's a really ...
Acclaimed British director Terence Davies (House of Mirth, The Deep Blue Sea) exquisitely evokes Dickinson's deep attachment to her ...
... by the two leads could connect the BBC/Number 9 production with the kind of audiences who love Terence Davies and British period drama.
In 2008, Terence Davies paid tribute to Liverpool in Of Time and the City. Those examples are sound films, though, which use a subjective ...
Only stubbornly personal directors like Derek Jarman, Terence Davies, and Bill Douglas really worked their way up by making films, and ...
11, it will be a presentation of the 2016 film "A Quiet Passion" at 1 and 7 p.m. The film by director Terence Davies features Cynthia Nixon in the ...
In previous years, Film Comment has championed films such as Terence Davies's A Quiet Passion, Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave, and ...
In previous years, Film Comment has championed films such as Terence Davies's A Quiet Passion, Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave, and ...
In film, she was recently seen in Terence Davies' Emily Dickinson biopic "A Quiet Passion," where she stars as the legendary reclusive poet ...
The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive is set to screen Terence Davies' “Distant Voices, Still Lives” (1988) in 35mm on Sunday, Aug ...
It's impossible to describe Terence Davies' Emily Dickinson biopic without making it sound agonizingly boring. The trailer even looks like a ...
If you actually watched “A Quiet Passion,” directed by Terence Davies, you wouldn't know what to think. It is one of the strangest movies I have ...
Visiting the other day, Terence Davies, the British filmmaker, agreed that this was just as well. “It would be very sparse,” he said. “None of this ...
There 's little more solemn and sanctimonious than the great-person bio-pic, but Terence Davies's “A Quiet Passion,” about Emily Dickinson, ...
A Quiet Passion is a film of many firsts for Terence Davies: his first biopic, his first all-digital-feature, and — unexpectedly — his first work which, ...
Britain's Terence Davies has forged a career out of exploring the tumult of his childhood, growing up Catholic, poor and gay in 1950s Liverpool.
... career-best performance as the famously tempestuous poet Emily Dickinson in this take on the moody wordsmith, but don't let the biopic trappings fool you: director and British-cinema national treasure Terence Davies (Distant Voices, Still Lives ...
A Quiet Passion, the eighth feature-length film by Terence Davies, doesn't pretend to recall the skeptical spirit of Emily Dickinson to the land of the living but rather projects you into her departed world, which folds itself almost tangibly around ...
Certainly, there are directors, and some among the best - such as Terence Davies, James Gray, and Sofia Coppola - who have movies opening soon, and, as my mother used to say, I wish for them what they wish for themselves (though various forms of ...
Also attending the fest: Terence Davies, director and screenwriter for 2016's A Quiet Passion about American poet Emily Dickinson - and Larry Peerce, director of One Potato, Two Potato, the groundbreaking 1964 film about interracial marriage.
Emily's values intended to make a stand for feminism in the 1800s and Terence Davies certainly focuses his attention on this.
Per qualcosa di magari meno noto al grande pubblico, ecco invece Il profondo mare azzurro di Terence Davies, dove il nostro interpreta Freddie Page, oggetto dei desideri della protagonista Hester (Rachel Weisz), qui colta dalla cinepresa in una crisi ...
If you're like us, you'd pay to watch Cynthia Nixon do anything, and Terence Davies's latest offers something far better than that.
As funny as it is thought-provoking, Terence Davies' meticulously crafted A Quiet Passion retells the short and tragically uneventful life of Emily Dickinson.
Known as "England's greatest living director," legendary Terence Davies comes to the Metrograph to indtroduce and discuss The Long Day Closes and Tammy and the Bachelor.
The 19th century American poet, Emily Dickinson, became better known last year thanks to the hugely successful biographical dramatisation of her life called 'A Quiet Passion'.


 

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