Luke Davies


Luke Davies
Luke Davies is a novelist, screenplay writer and poet. He is the author of Candy, God of Speed, Totem (the winner of the Age Book of the Year in 2004) and Interferon Psalms (winner of the Prime Minister’s Literary Award in 2012). 



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Unbridled

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Laurent Tirard’s ‘Molière’

Horrible, horrible people

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Tamara Jenkins’ ‘The Savages’ & Sidney Lumet’s ‘Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead’

Heath Ledger © Howie_Berlin / Flickr

Heath Ledger, 1979–2008

Culture

Tucked away in the final vignette of the gag reel from Lords of Dogtown - Catherine Hardwicke's 2005 dramatisation of the skate-punk phenomenon that burst to life in California around 1975 and has deeply influenced fashion, youth culture and …

Eye witness

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Julian Schnabel’s ‘The Diving Bell & the Butterfly’

Let the bird sing, let the bird fly

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Todd Haynes’s ‘I’m Not There’

Kill your idol

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Andrew Dominik’s ‘The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford’

Low-flying aircraft

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Werner Herzog’s ‘Rescue Dawn’

Ho-Diddly-Hum

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David Silverman’s ‘The Simpsons Movie’

Songs of innocence and experience

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John Carney’s ‘Once’ & Tony Ayres’ ‘The Home Song Stories’

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