Wendy Toye, one of Britain’s most important female filmmakers, has died aged 92. I’ve written here, here and here about her short film mini-masterpieces. Though Toye’s feature films generally didn’t live up to the brilliance of her shorts — due to studio politics and commercial repression more than anything else — her professionalism opened the way for other women to break into the male-dominated industry.
Archive for February 28, 2010
FILM with tags The Stranger Left no Card, The Twelfth Day, Three Cases of Murder, Wendy Toye on February 28, 2010 by dcairns