Lindsay Anderson

Born: 17 April 1923, Bangalore
Died: 30 August 1994, Perigueux

Highlighted works

  • This Sporting Life

    This Sporting Life

    Director Lindsay Anderson and leading man Richard Harris put themselves on the map with this riveting study of a rugby-league player tormented by feelings for a grieving widow.

  • If....

    If....

    In Lindsay Anderson’s satire, the rituals of Britain’s ruling class and the dreams of its rebels are seen in the environment that shapes them – the English public school.

  • O Dreamland

    O Dreamland

    This groundbreaking short film about a Margate amusement park helped to launch a new documentary movement.

  • Chariots of Fire

    Chariots of Fire

    Hugh Hudson’s exhilarating account of the struggle by Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell to compete on their own terms at the 1924 Olympics seemed to herald a new highpoint in British cinema.

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