The Death Of Britsh Art Cinema?

“For any director with no interest in following in Billy Elliot’s ballet shoes, funding is scarce, and the climate so hostile that there is little chance to experiment and develop. Some, such as Pawel Pawlikowski and the prolific Michael Winterbottom, have been lucky. But most of the great hopes for the future who have emerged in the past decade have yet to put much distance between themselves and the starting blocks.”