Friday, August 07, 2015
Michael Powell on A Canterbury Tale
As Powell says, A Canterbury Tale was a commercial failure. It was all but lost for decades, known only in a heavily cut version made for the American market. Today its critical stock stands very high.
It is one of my favourite films (even though I was derailed at Chillingbourne a couple of weeks ago) and I seem to have more time for Eric Portman's character than Michael Powell did.