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Of Time and the City

Of Time and the City
  • 2008
  • UK
  • 73 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Terence Davies
  • Written by: Terence Davies

The great but religiously under-funded British filmmaker Davies returns to his Liverpool home with this fascinating subjective documentary. Refusing to ever make an easy observation the film is both a testament to a troubled life and a troubled city. The elocution of bitter asexuality and urban displacement has rarely been better annotated.

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Terence Davies

30 Oct 2008

Liverpool echo

Of Time and the City is an idiosyncratic and deeply personal documentary essay, which draws on vivid archival footage and some inspired musical selections (everything from Mahler to Peggy Lee), it's narrated by Terence Davies, who peppers his commentary…

Of Time and the City

30 Oct 20084 stars

The great but religiously underfunded British filmmaker Terence Davies (Distant Voices, Still Lives, The Long Day Closes, The House of Mirth) returns to his Liverpool home with this fascinating subjective documentary. Made and released to coincide…

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