terence-davies,TERENCE DAVIES COLLECTION, Of Time and the City [DVD] [2009] [Region 1], The Deep Blue Sea [Blu-ray], The Deep Blue Sea [DVD], The Long Day Closes

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"[A] distinct pleasure to experience....An unapologetically poetic film that allows British director Terence Davies to ruminate on Liverpool, the city of his birth, and his own life and times there."Los Angeles Times "[A] short, beautiful, characteristically sublime memory piece by the great British auteur Terence Davies." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly "[Terence Davies] returns to his hometown of Liverpool to produce a documentary that's equal parts valentine and poison pen letter....Some of his imagery is stunning..."Box Office 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "The soundtrack includes classical music and pop tunes, and the deep, rich voice of Davies, sometimes quoting poems that match the images. The film invites a reverie."Chicago Sun-Times Included in Chicago Sun-Times's "The Ten Best Documentaries Of 2009" -- "[With] remarkable archival footage collated from a century."Chicago Sun-Times46.89989

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Echoes of BRIEF ENCOUNTER abound, and Davies deliberately courts them...it often plumbs similar depths."Total Film "The three leads are superb....Rachel Weisz's lustrous evocation of sensual sorrow gives Hester a distinct cerebral edge."Sight and Sound "Exceptionally well-made and completely fearless in its depiction of the widest range of romantic emotions, this is a film as fiercely committed to passion as its heroine, and that's saying a lot."Los Angeles Times "This compact rendering -- at once feverish and meticulous in its calibration of wanton emotions -- proves just how deep Mr. Daviess knowledge goes."USA Today "Rachel Weisz, as a woman who risks everything for the love of the wrong man, carries the mood and subtext of the material safely tucked in her dressing-gown pocket -- shes vulnerable and self-motivated in all the right measures."Movieline "Davies has been able to shape the stage play to his strengths....It helps that Weisz, in one of her finest performances, opens herself beautifully to vulnerability and folly." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly0.2538114

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Echoes of BRIEF ENCOUNTER abound, and Davies deliberately courts them...it often plumbs similar depths."Total Film "The three leads are superb....Rachel Weisz's lustrous evocation of sensual sorrow gives Hester a distinct cerebral edge."Sight and Sound "Exceptionally well-made and completely fearless in its depiction of the widest range of romantic emotions, this is a film as fiercely committed to passion as its heroine, and that's saying a lot."Los Angeles Times "This compact rendering -- at once feverish and meticulous in its calibration of wanton emotions -- proves just how deep Mr. Daviess knowledge goes."USA Today "Rachel Weisz, as a woman who risks everything for the love of the wrong man, carries the mood and subtext of the material safely tucked in her dressing-gown pocket -- shes vulnerable and self-motivated in all the right measures."Movieline "Davies has been able to shape the stage play to his strengths....It helps that Weisz, in one of her finest performances, opens herself beautifully to vulnerability and folly." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly0.2538114

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"...A small miracle....A powerfully moving and formally adventurous film..."Rolling Stone "...A quirky, captivating book of dreams..."New York Times "[I]t threads meticulously reimagined personal, musical and cinematic recollections through the story of a young boy in mid-1950s Liverpool..."Sight and Sound "...Poetic, almost Proustian..." - Recommended<BR> Premiere "...It makes do, very well, with images and emotions set to popular music and films of the period. It is a memory book as songbook..."Film Comment "...THE LONG DAY CLOSES has the shapeliness and emotional richness of a musical suite....And with its sharply stylized and surreal imagery, it looks the way the past looks in our dreams..."Chicago Sun-Times0.2538114

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