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Terence Davies

Director, Actor

Films to Rent

Terence Davies Trilogy, TheTerence Davies Trilogy, The (Children, Madonna and the Child, Death and Transfiguration) (1976-1983)
Dir. Terence Davies
Feat. Wilfred Brambell
A striking – if not, overtly autobiographical – early trilogy of shorts from dir. Terence Davies, spanning the life of one man’s struggle with…
Distant Voices, Still LivesDistant Voices, Still Lives (1988) Recommended
Dir. Terence Davies
Feat. Lorraine Ashbourne, Jean Boht, Pete Postlethwaite
Dream–like autobiographical vignettes of the director's good and bad memories of growing up in wartime Liverpool. Little narrative structure,…
Long Day Closes, TheLong Day Closes, The (1992) Recommended
Dir. Terence Davies
Feat. Marjorie Yates, Leigh McCormack, Anthony Watson
The director follows up DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES with a more optimistic but just as dream–like portrait of working–class life in '50s…
Neon Bible, TheNeon Bible, The (1995)
Dir. Terence Davies
Feat. Gena Rowlands, Denis Leary
Dreamy, Big Band–infused coming–of–age, in which British lyricist Terence Davies transposes his woozy, nostalgia–lensed…
House of MirthHouse of Mirth (2001)
Dir. Terence Davies
Feat. Gillian Anderson, Eric Stoltz, Laura Linney
With its icy view of human affairs, Edith Wharton’s novel proves a good marriage for the discrete, subtle instincts of dir. Davies (DISTANT VOICES,…
Of Time and the CityOf Time and the City (2008)
Dir. Terence Davies
Terence Davies (DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES) launches a broadside on the transformation of his beloved, bricks–and–mortar Liverpool, in…
Deep Blue Sea, TheDeep Blue Sea, The (2011) Recommended
Dir. Terence Davies
Feat. Rachel Weisz, Tom Hiddleston, Simon Russell-Beale
Post–war romantic drama in which Rachel Weisz plays the wife of a British Judge caught in a self–destructive love affair with a Royal Air…
Sunset SongSunset Song (2015)
Dir. Terence Davies
Feat. Agyness Deyn, Peter Mullan, Kevin Guthrie
Dir. Terence Davies applies his refined visual sensibility to this luminescent adaptation of the Scottish literary classic of the 1930's by Lewis…
A Quiet PassionA Quiet Passion (2016) Recommended
Dir. Terence Davies
Feat. Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle, Keith Carradine
The reclusive 19th Century poet Emily Dickinson is the worthy subject of this quietly mesmerising biopic, a stand–out in the career of director…

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