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Red Shift

Directed by John Mackenzie
United Kingdom, 1978
Drama, Fantasy

Synopsis

History repeats itself through the lives of three men in the same location at different points in time.

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Red Shift Directed by John Mackenzie

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  • Richmond Hill's rating of the film Red Shift

    Somewhat overly ambitious split-time zone - or time wormholes - drama merging themes of continuation, place and metaphysics. Lofty material indeed for peak-time BBC1, but in 1978 such ventures were possible; this it pulls off in a rudimentary sense if lacking some of the more complex nuances of Garner's novel. Nevertheless a bold attempt and no doubt reaching a large audience perhaps not expecting such matters.