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Requiem for a Village
Requiem for a Village

Requiem for a Village 1975


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Requiem for a Village 1975 18

68 mins United Kingdom

The idyllic, rural past of a Suffolk village comes to life through the memories of an old man who tends a country graveyard, in this extraordinary, film directed by David Gladwell. Although best known for his celebrated work as editor on Lindsay Anderson’s If…. and O Lucky Man!, Gladwell has, until now, rarely been recognised as the director of a number of ground-breaking films.

This title is also available on DVD / Blu-ray in the BFI’s Flipside collection.


Vic Smith

The Witnesham villagers

The Metfield villagers


Experimenta Documentary Animation & Artists Moving Image


Weird Worlds Features Flipside - Cult British Cinema


18 Contains sexual violence




United Kingdom



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British Film Institute Production Board

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