London (1994)

Paul Scofield narrates this humorous and insightful odyssey around our capital city.

Film details

  • Featuring

    Paul Scofield

  • Director

    Patrick Keiller

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Genre

    Artists' Moving Image

  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction


In Keiller’s tantalising first feature, an unseen narrator (Scofield) tells of research into English Romanticism carried out in 1992 by his mysterious (and likewise unseen) friend Robinson – research that has the pair trying to grasp what went wrong with London.

Himself an architect, Keiller charts a flâneur’s odyssey around the city that embraces political satire, historical fact, literary allusion, urban myth and much offbeat humour.

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