Film of the Alternative cinema: Authors' Collections series
Runtime: 52 min
Directors: Mike Dibb, Stephen Frears
This documentary from British director Stephen Frears represents England's entry in the British Film Institute commissioned series, “Century of Cinema,” designed to be a collection of the personal opinions of renowned international filmmakers concerning the cinema of their native countries. Frears is joined by four other notable British directors who sit'round a table sipping tea while discussing the past, present and future of English films. Included is Alexander Mackendrick, who died before this film was released.