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Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Knack...and How to Get It Review

The middle of Richard Lester's three major Sixties films, The Knack won Woodfall the Palme d'Or at Cannes. It has been somewhat controversial since, though most of it is still very funny and inventive.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Girl with Green Eyes Review

Adapted by Edna O'Brien from her own once-scandalous novel, and the feature directing debut of Desmond Davis, Girl With Green Eyes is a touching and bittersweet story, now on Blu-ray in the BFI's Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema box set.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Tom Jones Review

Based on Henry Fielding's novel, Tom Jones saw Woodfall going back in history with great success, winning four Oscars including Best Picture.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner Review

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner made a star of Tom Courtenay, in his cinema debut, included in the BFI's Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema box set.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: A Taste of Honey Review

Based on Shelagh Delaney's play, directed by Tony Richardson, A Taste of Honey broke new ground in British cinema and made a star of Rita Tushingham. The film is released on Blu-ray as part of the BFI's Woodfall box set.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning Review

With a star-making performance from Albert Finney, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning is a key film in British cinema, on Blu-ray as part of the BFI's Woodfall box set.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Entertainer Review

The BFI's Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema box set reaches 1960's The Entertainer, starring Laurence Olivier in one of his great stage and screen roles as end-of-pier comedian Archie Rice.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Look Back in Anger Review

The BFI's Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema box set begins with Look Back in Anger starring Richard Burton as the archetypal Angry Young Man.