MODERN TIMES – BYSTANDERS

BBC2

The moment of decision in a human dilemma – whether or not to intervene on another’s behalf.

50′ Tx November 1997 16mm

Press Quotes

“A catalogue of stories in which people told their tales simply and clearly, it was a brutally aggressive film, one of the most violent I have seen in a long time. But the real violence is in what you feel. And these stories: you felt them.”
Daily Express
“Nicholas O’Dwyer’s haunting film shone its light on the ways in which an attacker’s punch leaves scars on people who were never his victims…”
The Times
“Stories to make your blood boil and make you think in a powerful documentary…”
Sunday Times
“One day, all documentaries will be made like this…”
Time Out