Walter Lassally

Born: 18 December 1926, Berlin

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  • Joanna

    Joanna

    Director Mike Sarne attempted to bring the daring and vivacity of European cinema to a frothy London tale of a free-spirited art student and her search for love.

  • Tom Jones

    Tom Jones

    Tom, the adopted son of Squire Allworthy, is the roguish but good-hearted hero in Tony Richardson’s uproarious screen adaptation of Henry Fielding’s 1749 novel.

  • A Taste of Honey

    A Taste of Honey

    Rita Tushingham delivers a BAFTA-winning performance as a resilient Salford schoolgirl making her way in the world in this classic of 1960s British cinema.

  • The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

    The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

    In this key film of the 1960s British New Wave, class tensions surface as borstal boy Tom Courtenay competes in a cross-country race against public-school rivals.

  • Momma Don't Allow

    Momma Don't Allow

    This lively Free Cinema short captures a night out at the Wood Green Jazz Club, where teenagers jive to trad jazz.

  • Requiem for a Village

    Requiem for a Village

    The idyllic, rural past of a Suffolk village is explored through the memories of an old man in this lyrical, poetic film from filmmaker and painter David Gladwell.

  • Look at Britain - 2  We Are the Lambeth Boys

    Look at Britain - 2 We Are the Lambeth Boys

    This energetic documentary was one of the last films to appear under the banner of the Free Cinema movement.

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