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Robinson in Space

  • 1997
  • UK
  • 82 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Patrick Keiller
  • Cast: Paul Scofield

A witty study of England's economic and cultural geography in which unseen researcher Robinson has been commissioned by an international advertising company to undertake research into the 'problem' of England.

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Robinson in Ruins offers playful commentary on state of the nation - Patrick Keiller profile

30 Nov 2010

'As the 2008 banking crisis unfolded, the film gained a very specific context.'

Name Patrick Keiller. Born Blackpool, England, 1950 Background A graduate of art and architecture, Keiller was inspired to make films by Chris Marker’s unconventional art doc, La Jetée. Keiller’s films, beginning with the 1981 short…

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