London Chronicles: London / Robinson In Space (2-DVD)

Director: Patrick Keiller
London Chronicles: London / Robinson In Space
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 40 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1994
  • Label: Facets
  • 2-Disc Set
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)

Disc 1: LONDON

  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital - English
  • Interactive Features:
    • Scene Selection
  • Additional Products:
    • Booklet - Facets Cine-Notes Collectible Booklet

Disc 2: ROBINSON IN SPACE

  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Facets Cine Notes
  • Interactive Features:
    • Scene Access

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Directed by
Narrated by

Product Description:

Patrick Keiller's fascinating, inventive 1994 film walks the line between fiction and documentary, as the mysterious and unseen narrator, Robinson (voiced by Paul Scofield), takes viewers through one year in London, adding literate commentary and history lessons throughout the proceedings. Architect-turned-director Keiller made a companion film in 1997's ROBINSON IN SPACE, a unique and unusual travel guide that takes viewers on a remarkable tour around England. Mixing up footage of historic sites with offbeat glimpses of more commonly found objects such as industrial landscapes and shopping malls, Keiller aims to show the breadth of diversity present in English culture, and Scofield provides a frequently amusing commentary throughout.

Product Description:

Architect-turned-director Patrick Keiller crafted a pair of unique documentaries in which two fictional characters–the Narrator and Robinson–explore the good, the bad, and the ugly of England. Centuries-old structures share the screen with ugly industrial parks and malls. Signs of decay exist next to sites of busy industrial activity. The pointed observations, quotes from famous authors, and fascinating facts prove the perfect commentary for the carefully composed images. Profound yet amusing meditations on the state of the modern world.

Plot Keywords:

Documentary | England | London, England

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Product Info:

  • UPC: 736899094324
  • Shipping Weight: 0.46/lbs (approx)
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