London on Film • Comedy, Drama, Short Films, UR
A rare chance to see an extremely elusive short; one of a handful of films directed by celebrated photographer David Bailey. This singular take on the mania of the swinging sixties - from one of its key protagonists - follows an ageing pop singer as he is hounded by mysterious assassins.
The result of a collaboration between several significant figures in the then London filmmaking scene, including scriptwriter Gérard Brach, cinematographer Stanley Long and co-producer Roman Polanski, G.G Passion remains a mystifyingly underseen mid-sixties treat.
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