Distant Voices, Still Lives

Part nostalgia, part nightmare, the autobiographical DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES is writer-director Terence Davies's bittersweet look back at his working-class upbringing in postwar Liverpool. While it's beautifully photographed, Davies's portrait of a house divided by a near-psychotic father (Pete Postlethwaite)--loving one moment, brutal the next--is...read more

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Distant Voices, Still Lives - Official Trailer
02:19 — The second film in Terence Davies's autobiographical series is an impressionistic view of a working-class family in 1940s and 1950s Liverpool, based o (more…)

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  • Released: 1988
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Part nostalgia, part nightmare, the autobiographical DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES is writer-director Terence Davies's bittersweet look back at his working-class upbringing in postwar Liverpool. While it's beautifully photographed, Davies's portrait of a hou… (more)

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