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Bill Douglas: Intent on Getting the Image (2006)

In career spanning nearly 20 years, from 1972-1991, Scottish film-maker Bill Douglas only made 4 films - and three of those were shorts. And yet he was highly acclaimed, winning the Silver ... See full summary »

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Andy Kimpton-Nye

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Credited cast:
David Brown David Brown ... Himself
Helen Crummy Helen Crummy ... Herself
Phil Davis ... Himself (as Philip Davis)
Bill Douglas Bill Douglas ... As Himself (archive footage)
David Hannay David Hannay ... Himself
Mamoun Hassan Mamoun Hassan ... Himself
Bill Hodgson Bill Hodgson ... Himself
Peter Jewell Peter Jewell ... Himself
Murray Melvin ... Himself
Andrew O'Hagan Andrew O'Hagan ... Himself
Charles Rees Charles Rees ... As Himself
Simon Relph Simon Relph ... Himself
Robin Soans ... As Himself
Imelda Staunton ... Herself
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In career spanning nearly 20 years, from 1972-1991, Scottish film-maker Bill Douglas only made 4 films - and three of those were shorts. And yet he was highly acclaimed, winning the Silver Bear at Venice for his first film, garnering praise from the likes of Lindsay Anderson, Francois Truffaut and Satyjit Ray, and picking up the Independent's 'film of the year award' for COMRADES in 1987. This documentary explores Bill Douglas's struggle from childhood poverty to acclaimed director. A remarkable man. A remarkable film-maker Written by Andy Kimpton-Nye

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 June 2006 (UK) See more »

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400Blows Productions See more »
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1.78 : 1
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