James Cossins

Born: 4 December 1933, Beckenham, Kent
Died: 12 February 1997

Highlighted works

  • Privilege

    Privilege

    Starring Manfred Mann singer Paul Jones as pop star Steven Shorter, and iconic Sixties supermodel Jean Shrimpton, Privilege taps into the sinister possibilities of the growing celebrity culture.

  • Darling

    Darling

    Julie Christie created one of the indelible images of Swinging London in this disapproving yet glamorous look at a fashion model ascending the social ladder.

  • Gandhi

    Gandhi

    The icon of India’s independence movement was described in newsreels as “the little man”, but the ambition and scale of Richard Attenborough’s biopic are nothing short of colossal.

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