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San Sebastian to pay tribute to Joseph Losey by Amber Wilkinson - 2017-02-08 12:02:18

San Sebastian will pay tribute to the filmmaker Photo: Courtesy of San Sebastian Film Festival San Sebastian Film Festival has announced it will pay tribute to Us filmmaker Joseph Losey during its 2017 edition.

The director, who moved to Britain after suffering fallout from the Hollywood witch hunt, became a leading figure in European independent film. His work includes The Servant, Accident and The Go-Between.

His work is divided into three periods: his early period in North American film until the early Fifties, the prestige he achieved in the UK of the Sixties and Seventies and a later, more itinerant stage when he worked for Italian, French and Spanish production.

He made his feature debut in 1948 with The Boy With Green Hair, a parable against war, totalitarianism and intransigence towards difference, produced by Rko. He went on to direct a series of film noirs – The Lawless (1950), The Prowler (1951) and The Big Night

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