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  • Performer: Various
  • Album: Distant Voices, Still Lives
  • FLAC: 1902 mb | MP3: 1926 mb
  • Released: 1988
  • Rating: 4.2/5
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Various - Distant Voices, Still Lives download album

Distant voices, still lives.

Director: Terence Davies. Starring: Pete Postlethwaite, Lorraine Ashbourne, Kenneth Williams.

Through a series of exquisite tableaux Davies creates a deeply affecting photo album of a troubled family wrestling with the complexity of love.

The first part, "Distant Voices", focuses on the father's role in the family. The second part, "Still Lives", focuses on his children. The first part, "Distant Voices", focuses on the father's role in the family. Director: Terence Davies. The second film in Terence Davies's autobiographical series ('Trilogy', 'The Long Day Closes') is an impressionistic view of a working-class family in 1940s and 1950s Liverpool, based on Davies's own family. The first part, 'Distant Voices', opens with grown siblings Eileen (Angela Walsh), Maisie (Lorraine Ashbourne) and Tony (Dean Williams), and their mother (Freda Dowie) arranged in mourning clothes before the photograph of their smiling father (Pete Postlethwaite).

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Distant Voices, Still Lives is a 1988 British film directed and written by Terence Davies. The first section, 'Distant Voices', chronicles the early life of a working-class Catholic family living under a domineering father. The second section, 'Still Lives', sees the children grown up and emerging into a brighter 1950s Britain, only a few years from

Distant Voices, Still Lives. Through a series of exquisite tableaux Davies creates a deeply affecting photo album of a troubled family wrestling with the complexity of love. Original title Distant Voices, Still Lives.

While I am especially drawn to father-daughter relationships in books and film, Terence Davies’s Distant Voices, Still Lives has one scene that continues to resonate as the ultimate image of mother and child–partly due to the unnamed Mother, mostly because it relates to the panic of loss instead of the panic of love. In the scene, Mother is sitting on the sill washing the windows, half of her body inside, half of it outside. Two children stand down the hall from her, watching with amazement. The third is standing outside, downstairs, whispering, Please don’t fall, please don’t fall.

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A1 Shipping Forecast
A2 I Get The Blues When It Rains
Vocals – Freda Dowie
A3 There's A Man Goin' Around
Vocals – Jessye Norman
A4 My Yidishe Mamme
Vocals – Lorraine Ashbourne
A5 In The Bleak Mid-Winter
Vocals – Mary Seers
A6 Limelight
Performer – Tommy Reilly
A7 Taking A Chance On Love (Excerpt)
Vocals – Ella Fitzgerald
A8 Barefoot Days
Vocals – Freda Dowie
A9 ('Cause I Love You) That's-A-Way
Vocals – Guy Mitchell, Mindy Carson
A10 Buttons And Bows
Vocals – Angela Walsh, Debi Jones, Marie Jelliman
A11 A Pastoral Symphony (No.3) By R.Vaughn Williams (an Excerpt From The Last Movement)
Vocals – Susan BullockWritten-By – R.Vaughn Williams*
A12 A Hymn To The Virgin By Benjamin Britten
Written-By – Benjamin Britten
Sunday Radio Sequence
B1 The Finger Of Suspicion Points At You (excerpt)
Vocals – Dickie Valentine
B2 Two-Wy Family Favourites
B3 The Billy Cotton Band Show
B4 Beyond Our Ken (excerpt)
B5 The Birthday Of The Little Princess
Vocals – Lorraine Ashbourne
B6 Dreamboat
Vocals – Pauline Quirke
B7 Brown Skin Gal
Vocals – Angela Walsh
B8 That Old Gang Of Mine
Vocals – Freda Dowie
B9 I Want A Girl (Just Like The Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)
Vocals – Antonia Mallen, Dean Williams
B10 Mississippi Honeymoon
Vocals – Lorraine Ashbourne
B11 I Wanna Be Around
Vocals – Angela Walsh
B12 The Glumms (Excerpt)
B13 I Love Ladies
B14 On The Road To Anywhere
Vocals – Freda Dowie, Lorraine Ashbourne
B15 Love Is A Many Splendoured Thing
Conductor – David Firman
B16 The Isle Of Innisfree
Performer – Tommy Reilly
B17 The Candy Store On The Corner
Vocals – Angela Walsh
B18 My Thanks To You For All You Mean To Me
Vocals – Freda Dowie
B19 O Mein Papa
Performer – Eddie Calvert
B20 O Waly Waly
Arranged By – Benjamin BrittenPerformer – Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears


  • Cover – Nigel Wingrove
  • Film Director – Terence Davis
  • Film Producer – British Film Institute, Film Four International, ZDF
  • Photography By – Holly Warburton
  • Producer – Terence Davis, William Diver


Other members of the cast featured on this record include Michael Starke, Vincent Maguire, Chris Darwin, Anne Dyson and Jean Boht. "Mississippy Honeymoon" and "The Candy Store On The Corner" were not included in the final version of the film.

This copy came with giant movie poster.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 014644 301299
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A [hand etched]): ROUGH 129 A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B [hand etched]): ROUGH 129 B2
  • Label Code: LC 5661
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