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Behind the Moon and the Sledgehammer

Synopsis
Behind-the-scenes look at Philip Trevelyan’s film about the eccentric Page family who live together in a ramshackle house in the Sussex countryside, without gas, electricity or running water. The director and crew who were filmed at a re-union party and screening 38 years after the film was shot. The screening, at the Curzon Soho in London was followed by a Q & A session with director Philip Trevelyan and fellow directors Nick Broomfield, Molly Dineen, Andrew Kotting and Ben Rivers, hosted by Gareth Evans with the audience and answers many questions about the film and the Page family.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2010
Subjects
Anthropology
Keywords
anthropology; documentary films; rural communities; steam engines; Sussex

Credits

Contributor
Andrew Kötting; Katy MacMillan; Molly Dineen; Nicholas Broomfield; Philip Trevelyan

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£16.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
77 minutes
Year
2016

Production Company

Name

Moon and Sledgehammer Films

Distributor

Name

The Moon and The Sledgehammer

Web
http://themoonandthesledgehammer.com/ External site opens in new window

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