Armond White Movie Review of Terence Davies ‘Distant Voices, Still Lives’ film (QUOTE from the Armond White book “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World”)

 

30)  Armond White Movie Review of the Terence Davies Distant Voices, Still Lives film       -1989-

 

 

 

 

 

 

Terence Davies -- Director of "Distant Voices, Still Lives".

Terence Davies -- Director of "Distant Voices, Still Lives".

 

 

 

Distant Voices, Still Lives recalls Terence Davies own family history in Liverpool in the forties and fifties in a mosiac of vignettes and

 

 

…memory flashes.  He envisions dark, realistic despair and bright, pop-culture hope as the essence of modern existence.   That’s not too lofty a description.  Terence Davies realizes the way people grasp their positions in life and wrestle to control their emotions and destinies.  Terence Davies distills autobiography into extreme…”

 

 

To read more of Armond White’s take on the Terence Davies film Distant Voices, Still Lives, purchase a new or used copy of The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World.

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