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A new 9-disc set celebrating the 60th anniversary of Woodfall Films. Includes eight iconic films (many newly restored and available on Blu-ray for the first time) that revolutionised British cinema and launched the careers of the likes of Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay and Rita Tushingham.


 


A new 9-disc set celebrating the 60th anniversary of Woodfall Films. Includes eight iconic films (many newly restored and available on Blu-ray for the first time) that revolutionised British cinema and launched the careers of the likes of Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay and Rita Tushingham.


 


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A new 9-disc set celebrating the 60th anniversary of Woodfall Films. Includes eight iconic films (many newly restored and available on Blu-ray for the first time) that revolutionised British cinema and launched the careers of the likes of Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay and Rita Tushingham.

  • Look Back in Anger (Tony Richardson, 1959)
  • The Entertainer (Tony Richardson, 1960)
  • Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (Karel Reisz, 1960)
  • A Taste of Honey (Tony Richardson, 1961)
  • The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (Tony Richardson, 1962)
  • Tom Jones (Tony Richardson, 1963) (New 4K digital restorations of the original theatrical version of the film and the 1989 director’s cut)
  • Girl with Green Eyes (Desmond Davis, 1964)
  • The Knack…and how to get it (Richard Lester, 1965)

A new 9-disc set celebrating the 60th anniversary of Woodfall Films. Includes eight iconic films (many newly restored and available on Blu-ray for the first time) that revolutionised British cinema and launched the careers of the likes of Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay and Rita Tushingham.

  • Look Back in Anger (Tony Richardson, 1959)
  • The Entertainer (Tony Richardson, 1960)
  • Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (Karel Reisz, 1960)
  • A Taste of Honey (Tony Richardson, 1961)
  • The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (Tony Richardson, 1962)
  • Tom Jones (Tony Richardson, 1963) (New 4K digital restorations of the original theatrical version of the film and the 1989 director’s cut)
  • Girl with Green Eyes (Desmond Davis, 1964)
  • The Knack…and how to get it (Richard Lester, 1965)

Extras

BFI Shop exclusive postcard set featuring eight iconic Woodfall stills free with pre-orders!

All films newly remastered and presented in High Definition for this release (excluding Saturday Night and Sunday Morning and The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner)

• The Stories that Changed British Cinema panel discussion (2018): Danny Leigh, Rita Tushingham, Tom Courtenay, Joely Richardson, Paris Lees and Jez Butterworth explore the gritty stories brought to life by Woodfall Films
• George Devine Memorial Play: Look Back in Anger (Peter Whitehead, 1966)
• Oswald Morris Remembers Woodfall (Alan Van Wijgerden, 1993)
• Ten Bob in Winter (Lloyd Reckord, 1963)
• Look Back in Anger trailer
• George Devine Memorial Play: The Entertainer, Sequence One and Two (Peter Whitehead, 1966)
• O Dreamland (Lindsay Anderson, 1953)
• Panoramic View of the Morecambe Sea Front (Mitchell and Kenyon, 1901)
• Parade on West End Pier, Morecambe (Mitchell and Kenyon, 1901)
• Parade on West End Pier, Morecambe (2) (Mitchell and Kenyon, 1901)
• Parade on Morecambe Central Pier (Mitchell and Kenyon, 1902)
• Morecambe Promenade & Winter Gardens (Mitchell and Kenyon, 1901)
• Morecambe Pier (Mitchell and Kenyon, 1900)
• Scenes by the Stone Jetty, Morecambe (Mitchell and Kenyon, 1901)
• Morecambe Carnival - Topical Budget 944-2 (1929)
• Lancashire Coast (John Taylor, 1957)
• Albert Finney Interview (2009)
• Shirley Anne Field on Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (Caroline Millar, 2009)
• We are the Lambeth Boys (Karel Reisz, 1959)
• Walter Lassally Video Essay (2002) - Walter Lassally explains some of the decisions and techniques used on A Taste of Honey
• A Taste of Honey 50th Anniversary Q&A with Rita Tushingham, Murray Melvin and Walter Lassally (2011)
• A Taste of Honey from Stage to Screen – A Journey with Murray Melvin (2018)
• Rita Tushingham on A Taste of Honey (2018)
• Holiday (John Taylor, 1957)
• Walter Lassally Video Essay (2002) - Walter Lassally explains some of the decisions and techniques used on The Loneliness of a Long Distance Runner
• Momma Don’t Allow (Karel Reisz and Tony Richardson, 1956)
• The Guardian Interview: Albert Finney (1982 – audio only)
• Vanessa Redgrave on Tony Richardson (2017)
• USSR Today: Meeting to Mark the 200th Anniversary of Henry Fielding (1954)
• Tom Jones trailer
• George Devine Memorial Play: Luther (Peter Whitehead, 1966)
• Walter Lassally on Tom Jones (2017) - The cinematographer looks back over his work on Tom Jones
• Rita Tushingham on Girl with Green Eyes (2018)
• Film Poetry: Desmond Davis (2018) - A new interview with director Desmond Davis
• Food for a Blluuusssshhhhh (Elizabeth Russell, 1959)
• The Peaches (Michael Gill, 1964)
• Girl with Green Eyes trailer
• George Devine Memorial Play: Exit the King (Peter Whitehead, 1966)
• Captain Busby The Even Tenour of Her Ways (Ann Wolff, 1967)
• Now and Then: Dick Lester (1967)
• Rita Tushingham remembers THE KNACK… and how to get it (2018)
• Staging the KNACK… and how to get it (Marcus Campbell Sinclair, 2018)
• British Cinema in the 1960s: Richard Lester in Conversation (Marcus Campbell Sinclair, 2018)
• Audio Commentaries by Robert Murphy, writer Alan Silllitoe and cinematographer Freddie Francis (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning), Rita Tushingham, Dora Bryan and Murray Melvin (A Taste of Honey), Robert Murphy, Alan Sillitoe and Tom Courtenay (The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner), Adrian Martin (Girl with the Green Eyes), and Neil Sinyard (The Knack...and How to Get it)
• Stills Galleries

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5035673012963
Catalogue Number BFIB1296
Subtitle 9-disc box set
Product contents 9 X Blu-rays
Year 1959-1965
Director Tony Richardson, Karel Reisz, Richard Lester, Desmond Davis
Format Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) BFI
Countries UK
Subtitles English Hard of Hearing
Language(s) English
Running time TBC
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 15

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