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DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES

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Directed by Terence Davies
United Kingdom, West Germany, 1988
Drama, Music

Synopsis

Set in 1940s England, a son and his mother must endure the casual and overt cruelties of the bull-necked father. The ongoing abuse takes its toll in the form of failed marriages and misguided attempts at seeking security outside the family unit.

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Synopsis

Set in 1940s England, a son and his mother must endure the casual and overt cruelties of the bull-necked father. The ongoing abuse takes its toll in the form of failed marriages and misguided attempts at seeking security outside the family unit.

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Distant Voices, Still LivesDirected byTerence Davies

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1988 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize (Directors' Fortnight)
Locarno International Film Festival
1988 | Winner: Golden Leopard
Independent Spirit Awards
1990 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

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