Thursday, 24 July 2014

Pint of plain

Little-seen short feature from the 1970s about Irish men in London. It's done in black and white, long takes, and after each scene there's a cut to black. Set in pubs, parks, and pool halls it details various men and how they struggle abroad. Dialogue heavy and interesting it's certainly a bit different and stands out from the director's recent disappointing titles. Kind of similar to what Jim Jarmusch does but less polished and with more politics.

Title: Pint of plain
Genre: Emigration
New/old: Old
Cinema/DVD: DVD


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