Terence Davies Trilogy
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Terence Davies Trilogy
British writer-director Terence Davies's (DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES) earliest films, shown together as a trilogy, are interwoven semi-autobiographical short films about one man's painful conflict between his homosexuality and religion. CHILDREN (1976) introduces Robert Tucker (played by several different actors in the films), a hangdog child beaten into silence by corporeal and emotional punishment from bullies, Catholic schoolteachers and a violent father. Austere black and white images from Tucker's childhood are interlaced with incidents from his equally alienated young… More