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A journey of memory, place and performance guided by the artists, musicians and poets of Basildon.

Cast & Crew

Jim Broadbent
Lewis Silkin MP
Voice
Terry Bird
Executive Producer
Margaret Matheson
Executive Producer
Neil Lenthall
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  • As with Kate McCullough's exemplary gliding camerawork for The Quiet Architect, [director Christopher Ian] Smith uses graceful Steadicam and elegant composition to find beauty in brutalist forms.

    June 18, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • Consistently fascinating, timely and only slightly repetitive, this comprehensive documentary about postwar town planning unfolds like a warning from history.

    May 4, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • An inspirational film about the power of art, but slow moving and a little forgettable.

    May 4, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • A compelling look at a failed social experiment. The great draw of the film is its focus on the passions and pride of the people who are still in mired in the fallout.

    May 3, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • Here is an absorbing and heartening documentary portrait of Basildon in Essex, conceived as a super-modern utopian development for the forelock-tugging working classes after the second world war.

    May 3, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • This sweet, sad film is an ode to the unique moment when postwar Britain allowed itself to dream - and shape that dream in concrete.

    May 2, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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