Dissolves in THE LONG DAY CLOSES

Dissolves in THE LONG DAY CLOSES

2 Episodes

Observations on Film Art No. 22

Professor Kristin Thompson explores the ways in which dissolves allow Terence Davies to mimic the fluidity and emotional texture of memory in his elegiac coming-of-age film.

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Dissolves in THE LONG DAY CLOSES
  • Dissolves in THE LONG DAY CLOSES

    Episode 1

    Professor Kristin Thompson explores the ways in which dissolves allow Terence Davies to mimic the fluidity and emotional texture of memory in his elegiac coming-of-age film.

  • The Long Day Closes

    Episode 2

    Directed by Terence Davies • 1992 • United Kingdom

    The Long Day Closes is the most gloriously cinematic expression of the unique sensibility of Terence Davies, widely celebrated as Britain's greatest living filmmaker. Suffused with both enchantment and melancholy, this autobiographical film ta...