Video essay exploring how the city of Glasgow appears in cinema. Made as part of a commission by Park Circus Ltd. for an article showing how films from their collection featured the city as an important aspect of their cinematography. The text can be found here.


The clips are from the following films:

Ae Fond Kiss…, 2004, Ken Loach

Comfort and Joy, 1984, Bill Forsyth

Dear Frankie, 2004, Shona Auerbach

Death Watch, 1980, Bertrand Tavernier

God Help the Girl, 2014, Stuart Murdoch

Heavenly Pursuits, 1986, Charles Gormley

Madeleine, 1950, David Lean

My Name is Joe, 1998, Ken Loach

Neds, 2011, Peter Mullan

On A Clear Day, 2005, Gaby Dellal

Orphans, 1998, Peter Mullan

Ratcatcher,1999, Lynne Ramsay

Red Road, 2006, Andrea Arnold

Small Faces, 1996, Gillies MacKinnon

That Sinking Feeling, 1979, Bill Forsyth

The House of Mirth, 2000, Terence Davies

The Maggie, 1954, Alexander Mackendrick

Under the Skin, 2013, Jonathan Glazer

Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself, 2002, Lone Scherfig

Young Adam, 2003, David MacKenzie


The music is an excerpt from After Dark - Instrumental by Paul Buchanan.


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