‘British Film-Goers Don’t Like British Films And UK Distributors Can’t Get Them Into Cinemas’

So goes the plaint about a new wave of indie movies in Blighty. Says one producer-director, “There is a certain amount of familiarity breeding contempt. This is true of British distributors as well as of British critics. We [the British] tend toward the exotic. If things are too familiar, they are often considered less interesting.”