Lynne Ramsay / GB, FR, 1999
Glasgow, mid-1970s: James meets fourteen-year-old Margaret Anne, like him raised in one of the city’s deprived neighbourhoods. The two hang out with Kenny, a timid little boy who still remains true to himself. Directorial documentary-style feature film debut by Lynne Ramsay, herself a Glaswegian.
Women Make Film
Last year, Eye presented the film programme Women Make Film, an alternative world history of cinema featuring women in the lead role. Women have played an important role from the early days of cinema, as cinematographers, filmmakers and sometimes also producers.