Terence Davies on Sunset Song

He’s been called Britain’s ‘Greatest Living Auteur’, now Terence Davies talks about an epic story that ‘deserves to be told’

Starring Agyness Deyn, Peter Mullan & Kevin Guthrie, Sunset Song is Terence Davies’ (Distant Voices, Still Lives; The House of Mirth) intimate epic of hope, tragedy and love at the dawning of the Great War. A young woman’s endurance against the hardships of rural Scottish life, based on the novel by Lewis Grassic Gibbon, told with gritty poetic realism by Britain’s greatest living auteur.

The film takes place during the early years of the twentieth century, with the conflicts and choices a young woman experiences reflecting the struggle between tradition and change; a struggle that continues to resonate today.

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