Melbourne Cinémathèque 2019 The Melbourne Cinémathèque & ACMI present

The Long Day Closes

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A highly impressionistic vision of the closed but receptive world of a shy young boy caught between the picture palace and home, childhood and adolescence, primary and secondary school, the starry world of America and the dank streets and buildings of postwar urban Britain, this is Davies’ most consciously lyrical and nostalgic work.