Your Face Here: British Cult Movies Since the Sixties

Your Face Here: British Cult Movies Since the Sixties

by Ali Catterall (Author), Simon Wells (Author)

Synopsis

A guide to the history and location of Britain's most famous cult movies, from A Hard Day's Night to Trainspotting , with dozens of interviews, unseen photographs, maps and film sites - and how to find them. In the 1990s an industry has grown up around certain British cult movies - soundtracks, videos, internet sites and fully-fledged cinema reissues. The makers of these films have become icons of cool, revered throughout the worlds of film, music and fashion. But what makes these films into lifestyles? This text will tell you why and how.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
Edition: New
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Published: 07 Oct 2002

ISBN 10: 0007145543
ISBN 13: 9780007145546

Media Reviews
'A gloriously idiosyncratic and delightfully eclectic book.' Mike Leigh 'The film book of the year. Everything you've ever wanted to know about 12 great British films but were afraid to ask, from A Hard Day's Night to Trainspotting and Lock, Stock ... Reserve your copy now.' HOTDOG ***** 'Your Face Here' is that rare thing: A book about cult movies that is actually readable.' Jockey Slut, Book of the Month 'Unashamed anoraks, Your Face Here's authors have unstintingly researched their subjects and come up with a fascinatingly idiosyncratic homage.' Big Issue
Author Bio
Ali Catterall and Simon Wells have written about film and tv for The Guardian, Empire, Starburst, The Big Issue and many others.