Distant Voices, Still Lives Movie Review 1988

Information and Film Reviews for Distant Voices, Still Lives the Movie

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A profoundly executed, disturbing film chronicling a British middle-class family through the maturation of the three children, under the dark shadow of their abusive, malevolent father. An evocative, heartbreaking portrait of British life from WWII on, and of the rhythms of dysfunctional families. A film festival favorite.


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Available on VHS
Running time 87 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Parenthood, Family Drama, Great Britain, World War II, Postwar
Terence Davies
Freda Dowie, Pete Postlethwaite, Angela Walsh, Dean Williams, Lorraine Ashbourne
Patrick Duval
Terence Davies
British Film Institute, Film Four International, Avenue Pictures


L.A. Film Critics 1989: Foreign Film.

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