Of Time And The City

Of Time And The City
Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 12 january 2009

The NY Times points us to what looks like a promising feature film by Terence Davies who has returned to his birthplace in Liverpool and pieces together old footage to try to make sense to the modern city. In the trailer, a voiceover says:

We love the place we hate, then hate the place we love. Then spend a lifetime trying to regain it.

The blurb that goes along with the trailer on YouTube says:

OF TIME AND THE CITY is both a love song and a eulogy to the director’s birthplace of Liverpool. It is also a response to memory, reflection and the experience of losing a sense of place as the skyline changes and time takes it’s toll.

Terence Davies returnes to his native liverpool and to his film making roots to caputure a sense of the City today and its influences on him growning up in the late 40’s and early 50’s.

LIVERPOOL’s phoenix-like rise is portrayed like it’s never been seen before; how a city can change itself and the people under its influence…

Of Time & The City


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