The pattern under the plough: the ‘old, weird Britain’ on film
The rhythms and rituals of rural life have seldom been conspicuous in British cinema. But in this feature from our August 2010 issue, Rob Young looks back to feature films of the 1960s and 70s, and to documentaries across the decades, and finds that traces of the ‘old, weird Britain’ can still be unearthed.
Sunday 26 April 2020
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