Lindsay Anderson

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

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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.

  • O Dreamland

    O Dreamland

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

  • 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.

  • Chariots of Fire

    Chariots of Fire

    This uplifting true-life saga of British success at the 1924 Olympics proved a morale-booster at a time when the British film industry was at a very low ebb.

Filmography

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