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Every Day Except Christmas

Synopsis
A personal view of Covent Garden market from midnight to mid-day, Director Lindsay Anderson’s describes the film as ‘a lyrical documentary’ - an attempt to bring poetry and humanity back into documentary film-making, and to break with the technical-informational-travelogue tradition that had made documentary synonymous with dullness and conformity.
Series
Free Cinema
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. b&w. 40 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1957
Availability
Hire
Notes
Also available on video together with WE ARE THE LAMBETH BOYS and THE SATURDAY MEN, under the compilation title FREE CINEMA.
Subjects
Media studies; Sociology
Keywords
Covent Garden market; documentary films; local history; retail markets

Credits

Director
Lindsay Anderson
Producer
Karel Reisz; Leon Clore
Writer
Lindsay Anderson
Cast
Alun Owen 

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

Graphic Films

Distributor

Name

BFI Film Bookings Unit

Email
bookings.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
http://www.bfi.org.uk/about-bfi/help-faq/film-bookings External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7957 8938 / 8935
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN

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