Video essay exploring how the city of Edinburgh appears in cinema. The text can be found here.
The clips are from the following films:
16 Years of Alcohol, 2003, Richard Jobson
Chariots of Fire, 1981, Hugh Hudson
Churchill, 2017, Jonathan Teplitzky
Festival, 2005, Annie Griffin
Filth, 2013, Jon S. Baird
Greyfriar’s Bobby
Hallam Foe, 2007, David Mackenzie
Happy Go Lovely, 1951, H. Bruce Humberstone
Illusionist, 2010, Sylvain Chomet
Irvine Welsh's Ecstasy, 2011, Rob Heydon
Journey to the Center of the Earth, 1959, Bernard Herrmann
My Ain Folk, 1973, Bill Douglas
One Day, 2011, Lone Scherfig
Restless Natives, 1985, Michael Hoffman
Shallow Grave, 1994, Danny Boyle
Sunshine on Leith, 2013, Dexter Fletcher
The Debt Collector, 1999, Anthony Neilson
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, 1969, Ronald Neame
Trainspotting, 1996, Danny Boyle
Music by Ariane Jackson and Andrea Marini
JAN 2018 ©
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