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Director: Lyndy Saville

Producer: Lyndy Saville

Executive Producer: Jack Oliver, Dominic Saville

Writer: Ian Nathan, Cal Seville

Cast: Ian Nathan, Stephen Armstrong, Will Hodgkinson, Derek Malcolm, Christina Newland, Neil Norman

Genres: Documentary, Entertainment, Factual, Format


A 3DD Production in association with Sky Arts 6x60’

This new co-production from 3DD & Sky Arts, goes in search of the cinematically sublime. Those films that have transcended their era to enter the pantheon of greats.
With each episode devoted to a single film, their story will be told with detail, affection, looking for the truth behind the myth, all the trials and triumphs that went into forging a classic. But this isn’t simply history, the standard making of, it’s about identifying those ingredients immortal scenes, performances, themes, luxuriant cinematography, art direction, special effects, music, even the power of a single line – that elevate a film to a new level.

Hosted by Ian Nathan, guide us through the story from inception to legacy, supplemented with regular input along with special guest, with unique insight, historians who have devoted entire books, and visit to special location, where they shot or that served as a key inspiration, bringing each of these films to life with a dynamic presentation. We are on a journey to find out not what makes a film good, but what makes it classic.

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