What Does ‘Epic’ Mean, Michael?

I’m mad about Lindsay Anderson’s films, particularly his sprawling 1973 epic, O Lucky Man!

Here’s a clip of Malcolm McDowell talking about the title and explaining the distinction between the ‘mini’ and the ‘epic’ – from Never Apologize (2007).

This really crystalizes my thinking about the kind of performance I’m interested in.

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2 Comments on “What Does ‘Epic’ Mean, Michael?”

  1. I’m pretty interested by the ‘mini’ now. Rubbish AND not interesting? Potent stuff.

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