Your Face Here: British Cult Movies Since the Sixties

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9780007145546: Your Face Here: British Cult Movies Since the Sixties

Blow Up, Get Carter, Performance, A Clockwork Orange, Quadrophenia, Naked, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels—in recent years, an industry has grown up around certain British cult movies, spawning soundtracks, videos, internet sites, and cinematic re–releases. The makers of these films have become icons of cool, revered throughout the worlds of film, music, and fashion. How has this come about? And what turns these films into lifestyles? Drawing on exclusive interviews with studio bosses, actors, filmmakers, and fans, and touring dozens of film locations, Your Face Here reveals all.

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Ali Catterall and Simon Wells have written about film and tv for The Guardian, Empire, Starburst, The Big Issue and many others.

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'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

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