London: The Modern Babylon

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LONDON: THE MODERN BABYLON is legendary filmmaker and music-video director Julien Temple's (Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten) epic time-traveling voyage to the heart of his hometown. From musicians, writers and artists to dangerous thinkers, political radicals and, above all, ordinary people, is the story of London's immigrants, its bohemians and how together they changed the city forever. Reaching back to the dawn of film in London at the start of the 20th century, the story unfolds through film archives and voices of Londoners past and present, powered by the flow of popular music across the century-a stream of urban consciousness, like the river which flows through its heart. It ends in present day, as London prepares to welcome the world to the 2012 Olympics. (c) Cinedigm

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  • Jan 01, 2017
    A comprehensive and energised history of London from every angle. Essential viewing.
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