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London (1994)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 3 June 1994 (UK)
An inspiring tale through London by pictures narrated by Paul Scofield.

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An inspiring tale through London by pictures narrated by Paul Scofield.

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Narrator: [Comments on the general election result] Robinson began to consider what this result would mean for him. His flat would continue to deteriorate and its rent increase. He would be intimidated by vandalism and petty crime. The bus service would get worse. There would be more traffic and noise pollution and an increased risk of getting knocked down crossing the road. There would be more drunks pissing in the street when he looked out of the window and more children taking drugs on the stairs when ...
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a haunting homage to hidden London
13 June 2000 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

During the year 1992, in which this beautiful documentary takes place, I lived in London and became acquainted not only with the kitschy tourist attractions but also with the city which true Londoners know: the little secrets found in back alleys, unknown museums, and interesting buildings. This movie is a sort of homage to that side of the city, and is quite well done. To me, seeing it a year after coming back to the states, it exactly embodied the spirit of that hidden London. Best watched in a decrepit theater on a crackling film reel.


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