9 Dalmuir West
Shorts • Documentary, Short Films, Special Interest, UR
Kevin Brownlow’s portrait of the last days of Glasgow’s tram system centres on the last tram to run in 1962, accentuating the mood of the final journey by contrasting shots of the event to the funky sounds of Joe Meek and The Tornados’ Telstar, a symbol of the modern world to which the tram no longer belongs.
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The flagship of the GPO Film Unit's output and a cornerstone of British documentary. Harry Watt and Basil Wright's study of the down postal express stands as a beacon for John Grierson's original purpose for documentary - to make the working man the hero of the screen. A truly collaborative effor...
Piccadilly Circus by Night
European emigre Tanya moves to London to work as a family au pair. Still grieving for her recently deceased father and rejected by an old girlfriend, Tanya draws closer to her employer's husband. The sights and sounds of the Capital at Christmas form a deceptively romantic backdrop for this bri...
The 1970s, and a suburban family depart for their summer holiday. But as tensions rise and tempers fray, a terrible accident sees their cosy world disintegrate. Director Andrew Kötting (Gallivant, Swandown) and co-writer Sean Lock inject real terror into the everyday nightmare of a family vacatio...