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Directors in British and Irish Cinema

A Reference Companion

by Robert Murphy

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Published by British Film Institute .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Individual film directors, film-makers,
  • Reference works,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • British Isles,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts / General,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Popular Culture - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages672
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8955985M
    ISBN 101844571254
    ISBN 109781844571253

    Our People section includes hundreds of entries on key personalities from Britain's film and television industries, both in front of and behind the camera. Many of our authoritative biographies have been licensed from The Encyclopedia of British Cinema (ed. Brian McFarlane, Methuen, ) and from Directors in British and Irish Cinema: A. The story is told in flashback as Irons, now an officer in the British Army is moved with his company to an English country home that he discovers to be Brideshead, Andrews family home where Irons has a series of memories of his youth and young manhood, his loves, life, and a journey of faith and anguish.

    Once a decade Sight & Sound asks critics to select the Greatest Films of All Time. We’re proud that, thanks to its longevity and critical reach, this poll has come to be regarded as the most trusted guide there is to the canon of cinema greats, not to mention a barometer of changing critical tastes. Famously, Citizen Kane topped our poll every decade from to ….   2 Charlie Chaplin Chaplin is one of the few British directors who would make it on to a list of the world's all-time greatest. He is also, bizarrely, one whom the British don't seem to 3/5.

    21 of the coolest, funniest, sharpest British movies ever made from some of the UK's leading directors From The Shining to Withnail & I, the pick of the country's best filmmaking Search. I have written three books on British Cinema and edited three versions of The British Cinema Book for BFI Publishing. I also wrote a book about the London underworld and edited a massive tome on Directors in British and Irish Cinema. My current interests are British cinema in the s, and film noir, particularly in relation to British cinema.


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The Editor: Robert Murphy is Professor in Film Studies at De Montfort University and has written and edited a number of books on British cinema, including British Cinema and the Second World War () and Directors in British and Irish Cinema ()/5(4).

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This list may not reflect recent changes (). Directors in British and Irish Cinema: A Reference Companion Robert Murphy BFI Publishing The book is packed with fascinating facts, critical summaries and invaluable contextualising details. It will be an invaluable resource for anyone with an interest in film-making in Britain and Ireland.

(shelved 1 time as british-cinema) avg rating — 5, ratings — published This is a list of film directors and television directors who were born in the United Kingdom, or lived and/or worked in the UK for a significant part of their Irish, American and European directors who have spent large portions of their career working in the UK are included on this list.

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