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You're Human like the Rest of Them: The Films of B.S. Johnson (Flipside 25) (Dual Format Edition)

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This extensive collection brings Johnson's experimental shorts and uniquely personal documentary films together for the very first time

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Although best known as the ground-breaking author of Albert Angelo, The Unfortunates and Christy Malry's Own Double-Entry, B.S. Johnson was also the director of a number of extraordinary and daring films.

This extensive collection brings his experimental shorts, humorous animation, provocative agitprop and uniquely personal documentary films together for the very first time.

Contents:

  • You're Human Like the Rest of Them (1967, 17 min).
  • Paradigm (1968, 9 min).
  • The Unfortunates (1969, 45 min, DVD only).
  • The Evacuees (1969, 30 min, DVD only).
  • Up Yours Too Guillaume Apollinaire! (1969, 2 min).
  • Unfair! (1970, back & white, 8 min).
  • March! (1970, colour, 13 min).
  • Poem (1971, 1 min).
  • B.S. Johnson on Dr. Samuel Johnson (1972, 26 min).
  • Not Counting the Savages (Mike Newell, 1972, 28 min, DVD only).
  • Fat Man on a Beach (Michael Bakewell, 1974, 40 min).

BFI Flipside is dedicated to rediscovering the margins of British film, reclaiming a space for forgotten movies and filmmakers who would otherwise be in danger of disappearing from our screens forever. It is a home for UK cinematic oddities, offering everything from exploitation documentaries to B-movies, countercultural curios and obscure classics, If it's weird, British and forgotten, then it's Flipside.

Browse more BFI Flipside titles.

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  • The Johnson Papers (2013): a look at the B S Johnson Archive of the British Library
  • Extensive booklet with new contributions from Jonathan Coe, David Quantick, Bruce Beresford, Michael Bakewell, Dr Julia Jordan & Dan Fox (Frieze)
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    SKU 5035673011454
    Catalogue Number BFIB1145
    Product contents <ul> <li>The Johnson Papers (2013): a look at the B S Johnson Archive of the British Library.</li> <li>Extensive booklet with new contributions from Jonathan Coe, David Quantick, Bruce Beresford, Michael Bakewell, Dr Julia Jordan & Dan Fox (Frieze).</
    Year 1967 - 1974
    Director Johnson, B.S.
    Format DVD, Blu-Ray
    Publisher(s) BFI
    Countries United Kingdom
    Colour Colour and Black/white
    Sound Sound
    Language(s) English
    Running time 160
    DVD region 2
    Blu-ray region B
    Certificate 15
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