An interview with Michael Powell
A Canterbury Tale is one of your most interesting films and an
almost unique film in the English canon because of its extraordinary
intense feeling for the English landscape and your place in it and your
ancestors place in it. Were you conscious of this when you were making
So they were spiritual values, but not necessarily religious ones?
And again this romantic mysticism and ancestral feeling for the
landscape is strongly apparent in
I Know Where I'm Going.
And this relates very much to the premise behind
I Know Where I'm Going?
Much of the power of
I Know Where I'm Going,
also comes from the style in which it was lit.