Carl Davis

Born: 28 October 1936, New York

Stills must not be reproduced, copied or downloaded in any way.

Highlighted works

  • Hope in the Year Two

    A hero of the French Revolution lives his final hours in jail... But is it the real Georges Danton or a decoy?

  • Topsy-Turvy

    Topsy-Turvy

    Mike Leigh’s first period drama is a witty reconstruction of the stormy relationship between W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan during the creation of ‘The Mikado’.

  • Greed

    Greed

    Silent cinema’s most famous ‘lost’ film, Erich von Stroheim’s monumental study of three ordinary lives destroyed by avarice was ruinously edited down by the studio.

  • Ethel and Ernest

    A charming animated love story based on Raymond Briggs’ autobiographical book about his parents Ethel and Ernest, voiced by Brenda Blethyn and Jim Broadbent.

Filmography

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top