Famed Director Terence Davies Has Passed
Film fans everywhere were recently saddened by the news of the passing of illustrious director Terence Davies.
Film fans everywhere were recently saddened by the news of the passing of illustrious director Terence Davies. Born in Liverpool on November 10th, 1945, he grew up during the 1940s and 50s in an atmosphere of violence and poverty. He found his passion for filmmaking at an early age, eventually studying at the London International Film School. He went on to make acclaimed films such as Distant Voices, Still Lives, The Long Day Closes, and The Deep Blue Sea.
The films of Terence Davies gained international recognition, earning a number of awards such as the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize and the Los Angeles Film Critics Life Achievement Award. He continued to direct until his death, with his last film being a remake of Sunset Song. It is a testament to his talent that many of his works are still beloved, a fact that can be seen in the outpouring of emotion after the news of his death has been released.
Though the world has sadly lost a great artist, his legacy will live on through his works. As generations of people continue to discover and appreciate his films, his influence on the film industry will be remembered for years to come.