This interview was originally was published on the Small Cinema Liverpool website with thanks to Sam Meech and the BFI. However, since the closure and destruction of the cinema by Liverpool developers, the website has since been closed. This interview is saved here for posterity and in appreciation of a much underrated editor, filmmaker and … Continue reading Interview: David Gladwell on Cinema and Requiem For A Village
David Gladwell may be more well known as Lindsay Anderson’s editor on such cinematic masterpieces as If.... (1968) and O Lucky Man! (1973) but his own directorial endeavours are equally worthy of discussion and analysis, especially in their relation to both his editorial work and his own creative trajectories. Whether it is the, very English, … Continue reading The Early Short Films of David Gladwell.
That natural progression from film critic to filmmaker seems to be a route rarely traversed these days. The natural opposite of this is often a more comfortable way to explore both the medium and the craft, with many filmmakers writing books specifically after they’ve established a film career. Along with renowned critic and filmmaker, Francois … Continue reading If… – Lindsay Anderson (1968)