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DN LFF2012: Kelly + Victor – Kieran Evans

I’ve been a keen follower of the work of director Kieran Evans ever since the DV experimental documentary Finisterre he co-directed with Paul Kelly for Saint Etienne in 2003. I caught up with Kieran at the London Film Festival to discuss his move into features with his adaptation of Niall Griffiths’ Liverpool set novel Kelly + Victor. We discussed capturing a unique cinematic view of Liverpool and how themes of nature’s cruelty informed the tone and structure of the film.

What they go through isn’t a romance, it’s like two atoms colliding. It’s about two people looking for answers.


Author: MarBelle

MarBelle has a strange compulsion to watch as many films as he can get his hands on and find jobs that give him a legitimate excuse to drill filmmakers about their work. Directors Notes is the latest incarnation of this disorder and so much cheaper than film school. Twitter: @MarBelle

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