A Day In The Life - Four Portraits Of Post-war Britain By John Krish (Blu-ray + DVD)

Release Date: 28 March 2011 | Certificate: Exempt
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John Krish is one of British cinema's best-kept secrets: a master of post-war documentary filmmaking who repeatedly turned his works and commissions into truly stirring cinema. This award-winning programme collects together four of Krish's most cherished films: The Elephant Will Never Forget (1953), a farewell to London's trams; They Took Us to the Sea (1961), a poignant record of a seaside outing for disadvantaged children; Our School (1962), charting the aspirations of the decade's young school-leavers; and I Think They Call Him John (1964) a deeply loving account of an elderly widower. Timelessly affecting and wonderfully entertaining these long lost films are truly worthy of rediscovery.

Features

* Dual Format Edition: includes both Blu-ray and the DVD versions of all films
* Interview with John Krish recorded in December 2010 at the BFI Southbank
* Two bonus films by Krish: I Want to Go to School (1959, 30mins) and Mr Marsh Comes to School (1961, 28min)
* Transferred from best available film elements, preserved in the BFI National Archive, to High Definition

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Region 2
Sound: Dolby Digital
Running Time: 160 minutes
Main Language: English
Release Date: 28 March 2011
Certificate: E - Exempt from Certification
SKU: BFIB1097