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When they became neighbours in Hastings where Sinclair has a second home , a collaborative project seemed inevitable. He is King of his own world but outside of Iain Sinclair is a well-known British writer, documentarist, filmmaker, poet, flaneur, metropolitan prophet and urban shaman, keeper of lost cultures and futurologist. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! Loading comments… Trouble loading? A Confidential Report and Ghost Milk A new group exhibition exploring ideas of heartache, breaking up, disenchantment and the dark side of the funfair

The film documents a pilgrimage in Loading comments… Trouble loading? Time Gentlemen Please — By clicking on an affiliate link, you accept that Skimlinks cookies will be set. This [the Olympics] is the final act. Photos Add Image Add an image Do you have any images for this title? They travel from Hastings beach to Hackney, round the coast and then north and east, via various circuitous waterways — in a pedalo shaped like a swan. Swandown is a travelogue and odyssey of Olympian ambition; a poetic film-diary about encounter, myth and culture.

Wed 12 Aug at Swandown is utterly funny, deeply lyrical, wholly winning, unchallengeably unique.

The Pub Landlord is a small-minded, bullet headed Little Englander whose prejudices mask a surprisingly sensitive, vulnerable and confused man. Alongside performance, short films and installation works, his subsequent feature films have all been released in the UK: Photos Add Image Add an image Do you have any images for this title?

He is King of his own world but outside of Order by newest oldest recommendations. It is also to intuit and celebrate the occult resonances and connections within the landscape — in the traditional and now very familiar psychogeographic style. Sinclair, whose prose is famously so eloquent, is here smilingly reticent, and somewhat disconcertingly absents himself before the trip is quite finished — to catch a plane.

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They travel from Hastings beach to Hackney, round the coast and then north and east, via various circuitous waterways — in a pedalo shaped like a swan. This Filthy Earth This Our Still Life That was never part of it. The result is this often humorous and picturesque documentary. Films I’ve watched for BFF But part of the charm of this film is that they are opaque and unreadable.

British Council Film: Swandown

He hasn’t washed the suit for the past month, he says, during which time he has been immersed in various waterways on his swan-powered odyssey from the seaside town of Hastings. Swandown premiered at Cornerhouse on Fri 22 June For most of that journey, his accomplice was Iain Sinclairthe writer, psychogeographer and outspoken critic of the London Olympics.

Or it could have something to do with my co-pilot: That was the beginning. This could have something to do with our mode of transport.

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If it’s comfortable, it’s not worth doing. Similarly, Sinclair’s dense webs of prose, history and autobiography are researched via epic walks, even runs, around his home filk of Hackney and London’s “edgelands”.

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In the film we hear Lee say: About the co-writer Iain Sinclair is a well-known British writer, documentarist, filmmaker, poet, flaneur, metropolitan prophet and urban shaman, keeper of lost cultures and futurologist.

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More conventionally shot, this movie could form a three-part TV show.

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He and Sinclair are sitting side-by-side in their swan again, although the pedalo is now on a darkened stage in a London gallery, with the finished film projected behind. Order by newest oldest recommendations. But the point is also to have a bit of a laugh. The movie features guest spots from comedian Stewart Lee, who is permitted to poke some gentle fun at Iain Sinclair’s proprietorial attitude to London.

Swandown is a travelogue and odyssey of Olympian ambition; a poetic film-diary about encounter, myth and culture. The duo hope to make further expeditions.

It has to be difficult. Conversations about this film Add Comment Click here to cancel reply. There are some wonderful, unexpected images of wilderness and l’Angleterre profonde.

Swandown – review

Add the first question. Sinclair has been unequivocal in his hatred of the Olympics, and of large-scale urban planning projects in general. I had a kind of ‘bot rot’ as well, because my side is always soaking wet from getting in and out.

Seventy 60 second flim, one feature film. The Film That Buys the Cinema We might find out a lot about them; why they are doing this and what they find out about themselves at the conclusion of their “journey”.

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