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Although this is slightly old-fashioned it is still well-worth watching for the central performance and for the cinematography, and because it puts pictures to Winstanley's life,... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Deborah Swift
Not mentioned in other reviews is the truly excellent 9 Dalmuir West, short film of 1962 by Kevin brownlow. Featured here as an extra. It covers the last weekend of glasgows trams. Read morePublished on 8 Oct. 2011 by meeky
I have been interested in left wing activism most of my life with particular interest in the new Model Army and its politics. Read morePublished on 26 Feb. 2011 by Mr. Kerry J. Trubee
Here's the synopsis bit: in the political and social ferment following the English Civil War a pamphlet called The New Law of Righteousness, was published by Gerrard Winstanley... Read morePublished on 2 Feb. 2011 by Jan Mecir
Kevin Brownlow and Andrew Mollo's minor classic - a sort of pastoral Spartacus that develops into a chilly Mosquito Coast - regards the 17th century reformist-activist leader... Read morePublished on 25 Oct. 2010 by R. J. Lister
It was great to see this again at the LFF. To hear Kevin speak about its making and then to see it on the screen! Read morePublished on 27 April 2010 by C. Gower
I really wanted to like this. Culturally, politically, historically... about any way you could think of, I should have liked it.
But I really didn't. Read more
Courtesy of the BFI, here's a film about a form of Christian communism in puritan England. Not the first choice for a featurefilm, you might think.
Think again. Read more
Film portrayals of dissidents have always been big indie business - Ignored by the big film studios, these individuals are cast in their own Motion Pictures possibly as they... Read morePublished on 16 July 2009 by Brady Orme