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Screen Legends: Mike Leigh

Mike Leigh in conversation with Hannah MacInnes

90 mins watch time

Posted April 2021

History, Art and Culture

Mike Leigh’s films are a testament to the power of cinema to nurture empathy, understanding and humanitarian values. The recipient of an astonishing seven Oscar nominations, five BAFTAs, and four Palme d’Or prizes, Leigh’s oeuvre falls within that hallowed canon of cinema that includes the best of Fellini and Ozu, Renoir and Ray: works that capture the feeling of a people and a place with such acute specificity and penetrating psychological insight that they become loved the world over.