52nd edition

Radio On

Fortnight 1980, Feature film, 1h41

Synopsis

A movie shot in black and white that shows a country in decline during the coldest winter in almost forty years and people wonder that the result is depressing. I’ve given up being surprised. For me, « Radio On » was always about something else : about different forms of speed (which, as we well know, is an artificial stimulant) ; about the moment when boredom becomes an interesting obsession. Like driving down the motorway with the radio on.
Christopher PETIT

Casting

  • Andrew Byatt
  • David Beames
  • Liza Kreuzer
  • Sandy Ratcliff
  • Sting
  • Sue Jones-Davies

Team

Screenplay
Christopher Petit, Heidi Adolph

Image
Martin Schafer

Editing
Anthony Sloman, Stefna Smal, Stuart de Jong

Music
David Bowie, Kraftwerk, Robert Fripp, Eddie Cochran, Wreckless Eric, Stiff Records

Production

Production : BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE, Londres – ROAD MOVIES FILM PRODUKTION – N.F.F.C.