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Richard Lester

Beatles and Goons' collaborator reveals his worldview, from the Vietnam War to dissent and disenchantment in '60s society.

Inside Film 1967 17 mins


An antidote to the pasteurized interviews of today, Braden builds an eloquent and engaged discussion about film art, politics and comedy. Lester, director of A Hard Day's Night and Help!, had just finished his "anti anti-war film" How I Won the War. He's drawn to speak about the contemporary world, revealing his sharp intelligence, creative confidence and political awareness in the process.