Feature Narrative Competition | 107 min | 2018

Ray & Liz

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About the Film

Turner Prize-nominee and Deutsche Börse Prize-winner, Richard Billingham returns to the subject of the striking photographs that he captured of his family during Thatcher era Britain in this drama recounting his childhood in a Birmingham council flat.

Film Info

Section Feature Narrative Competition
Year 2018
Length 107 min
Language English
Country United Kingdom
Premiere MENA Premiere

Film Credits

Director Richard Billingham
Screenplay Richard BILLINGHAM
Cinematography Daniel Landin
Editing Tracy Granger
Producer Jacqui Davies
Production Company Primitive film , Rapid eye Movies , Severn Screen
Sound Design Joakim Sundstrom
Cast Ella Smith , Justin salinger , Patick Romer , Dierdre Kelly , Sam Gittins , Joshua Millard- lloyd

Film Contacts

Directed by: Richard Billingham

In 1997 he was the first recipient of the Deutsche Borse Photography Prize and the following year BBC2 broadcast his film Fishtank, (47mins) produced by Artangel and filmmaker Adam Curtis. He exhibited at the Venice Biennale 2001 and was nominated for the Turner Prize, also in 2001. He has made work about his immediate family, about animals in zoos around the world and about the British landscape. Recently he has written and directed his first feature film for cinema called "Ray and Liz" shot on location in the Midlands where he grew up. His work is held in many collections including San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum, New York, A and Tate Galleries, London.