The Long Day Closes 1992 PG

6.00PM Wed 28 Aug 2019 (1hr 25mins)
GOMA | Cinema A | Ticketed

SYNOPSIS

The Long Day Closes is the most gloriously cinematic expression of the unique sensibility of Terence Davies, widely celebrated as Britain’s greatest living filmmaker. Suffused with both enchantment and melancholy, this autobiographical film takes on the perspective of a quiet, lonely boy growing up in Liverpool in the 1950s. But rather than employ a straightforward narrative, Davies jumps in and out of time, swoops into fantasies and fears, summons memories and dreams. A singular filmic tapestry, The Long Day Closes is an evocative, movie- and music-besotted portrait of the artist as a young man.’ The Criterion Collection

CREDITS

35MM, COLOUR, STEREO, 85 MINUTES, UNITED KINGDOM, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR: TERENCE DAVIES / PRODUCER: OLIVIA STEWART, ANGELA TOPPING / SCRIPT: TERENCE DAVIES / CINEMATOGRAPHER: MICHAEL COULTER / EDITOR: WILLIAM DIVER / ART DIRECTOR: KAVE QUINN / MUSIC: BOB LAST, ROBERT LOCKHART / COSTUME DESIGNER: MONICA HOWE / CAST: MARJORIE YATES, LEIGH MCCORMACK, ANTHONY WATSON, NICHOLAS LAMONT, AYSE OWNES / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: PARK CIRCUS