"Sens-tu la rotondité de la terre ?" (Jules Romains)
Where gentrification seems to have changed everything but the weather, it seems.
well, the whole movie was made in ealing actually !
Ah, and there was I trying to place the stumpy spire. Still, Ealing studios, surely rather than Ealing streets?
ealing studios, of course. great movie, you should have a serious look at it.
I've now seen it at last, and agree with the verdict - thanks for the tip! Unlike Paris, London is underserved cinematographically, so these things are always a great pleasure to find. A far more nuanced and sensitive look at small-time East End crime than, say, Ritchie could muster, and wonderfully observant gender politics. Surely something from the early scenes needs to appear on the Cinema du Journal?