British Film Institute • 1h 25m
Directed by Patrick Keiller • Documentary • With Paul Scofield • 1994 • 85 minutes
A 'fin-de-siecle' personal portrait of London from an English experimental filmmaker, shot over a period of twelve months, which saw the election of John Major as prime minister, renewed IRA bombings, the 'Black Wednesday' European monetary crisis and the 'fall of the house of Windsor'.
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