How i won the war

Dir. richard lester, english, 1967

Sun 12 June 2011 // 19:30 / Cinema

richard lester made genre defining movies with the beatles in the early sixties, then followed them up with a series of epoch defining satires as the decade drew to a close. honoured as "the godfather of the music video" his contribution to sixties culture, swinging london, rock n roll and the peace movement cannot be underestimated. this hilarious deconstructed nightmare exposes the incompetence of authority and the futility of war, as the common man suffers at the hands of both. pre and post film audio-visual shenanigans featuring seen-av