The Long Day ClosesPG

Directed by Terence Davies | UK | 1992 | 1h 25m | Starring Leigh McCormack, Marjorie Yates, Anthony Watson, Nicholas Lamont, Tina Malone

In 1950s Kensington, a working-class district of Liverpool, a young boy deals with the loneliness of his emerging adolescence by seeking solace at his local ‘picture-house’. Suffused with both dreamlike enchantment and melancholy nostalgia, Terence Davies autobiographical coming-of-age drama paints an evocative portrait of the director as a young man.

Reviews

‘Terence Davies’ most underrated work: a cinematic hymn to the echoes and sensations of childhood – a paradise gained and lost.’
★★★★★
PJ Nabarro, Little White Lies

‘The Long Day Closes is one of the great movies about memory…uniquely remarkable’
★★★★★
A.A. Dowd, The AV Club

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