DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES (Terence Davies, 1988)

Working-class Liverpool in the 1940s and ’50s: Distant Voices, Still Lives, the autobiographical work by Terence Davies that took the prize of the international film critics at Cannes, begins with an exterior shot of the family house. It appears to be in black and white. The camera moves indoors, and the staircase introduces a small […]