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London: The Modern Babylon

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Synopsis

Julien Temple's epic time-travelling voyage to the heart of his hometown. From musicians, writers and artists to dangerous thinkers, political radicals and above all ordinary people, this is the story of London's immigrants, its bohemians and how together they changed the city forever. Reaching back to the dawn of film in London at the start of the 20th century, the story unfolds in film archive, voices of Londoners past and present and the flow of popular music across the century; a stream of urban consciousness, like the river which flows through its heart. It ends as London prepares to welcome the world to the 2012 Olympics.

Details

Year
2012
Type of film
Features
Running Time
128 mins
Director
Julien Temple
Producer
Rosa Bosch, Julien Temple
Editor
Caroline Richards
Screenwriter
Julien Temple
Director of Photography
Steve Organ
Music
JC Carroll
Principal Cast
Michael Gambon

Production Company

Nitrate Film

Sales
Company

Ealing Metro
Ealing Studios
Ealing Green
London W5 5EP
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 8584 6708
Fax:+44 (0)20 8758 8658
http://www.ealingmetro.com