FILM : Savage Messiah
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Savage Messiah 1972 Dorothy Tutin, Scott Antony, Helen Mirren, Lindsay Kemp, Michael Gough Cambridgeshire, Dorset, London, Middlesex, Somerset, West Sussex
Director : Ken Russell   Production Company : Russ-Arts  Region : LONDON R-S,SOUTH EAST R-Z,SOUTH WEST

Biographical film of the life of French sculptor Henri Gaudier-Brzeska.

Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill.

THIS FILM IS AVAILABLE ON AMAZON AS A REGION 1 DISC - JUST CLICK THE LINK BELOW

Savage Messiah [DVD] [1972] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]

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Savage Messiah - Sophie Brzeska (Dorothy Tutin) and Henri Gaudier (Scott Antony) leave the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève in Paris.
Savage Messiah

savme001. Sophie Brzeska (Dorothy Tutin) and Henri Gaudier (Scott Antony) leave the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève in Paris.

savme001n. The Victoria Rooms at the junction of Queens Road and Whiteladies Road in Bristol. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 03-09-2013)

Savage Messiah - Art student Henri flatters older Sophie as she buys a newspaper. In front of The Victoria Rooms in Bristol.
Savage Messiah

savme002. Art student Henri flatters older Sophie as she buys a newspaper. In front of The Victoria Rooms in Bristol.

savme002n. The same location now. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 03-09-2013)

Savage Messiah - Sophie tells Henri not to boast. The Victoria Rooms, Queens Road, Bristol with the statue of King Edward VII behind the fountain.
Savage Messiah

savme003. Sophie tells Henri not to boast. The Victoria Rooms, Queens Road, Bristol with the statue of King Edward VII behind the fountain.

savme003n. The building has been spruced up. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 03-09-2013)

Savage Messiah - Henri begins to criticise the sculptures in the park outside the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève.
Savage Messiah

savme004. Henri begins to criticise the sculptures in the park outside the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève.

savme004n. York House gardens, the Embankment, Twickenham. The sculptures represent the Oceanides (Goddess Nymphs) with Dial House in the background. Information and picture from Stephen Dean (SD).
(Modern Photo Added: 09-02-2014)

Savage Messiah - A crowd assembles around Sophie as Henri continues his disapproving monologue.
Savage Messiah

savme005. A crowd assembles around Sophie as Henri continues his disapproving monologue.

savme005n. York House gardens, The Embankment in Twickenham, also where parts of 'Alfie (1966)' were filmed. Taken from the path where Sophie is standing. The correct shot would involve climbing on the sculptures which is strictly forbidden. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 09-02-2014)

Savage Messiah - The young sculptor tells the watching citizens that 'art rots your moral fibre'.
Savage Messiah

savme006. The young sculptor tells the watching citizens that 'art rots your moral fibre'.

savme006n. The Oceanides sculptures, York House gardens, The Embankment, Twickenham. Restored in 2007 and fenced off, so no more climbing! SD
(Modern Photo Added: 09-02-2014)

Savage Messiah - Henri concludes his disparaging speech, then makes his goodbyes as the police arrive.
Savage Messiah

savme007. Henri concludes his disparaging speech, then makes his goodbyes as the police arrive.

savme007n. One of the Oceanides Sea Nymph sculptures, York House gardens, Twickenham. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 09-02-2014)

Savage Messiah - The next day, Sophie and Henri walk through a street market. There's a railway viaduct passing overhead.
Savage Messiah

savme008. The next day, Sophie and Henri walk through a street market. There's a railway viaduct passing overhead.

savme008n. Victor Street, Bristol. The viaduct has been restored and the scaffolding is off. I made a return visit to replace my photos from 6/8/14. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 19-06-2015)

Savage Messiah - After Henri declares his love for Sophie, she haggles for food and he takes it!
Savage Messiah

savme009. After Henri declares his love for Sophie, she haggles for food and he takes it!

savme009n. Victor Street, Bristol. The buildings have been demolished and replaced by an RSPCA Animal Clinic. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 06-08-2014)

Savage Messiah - Henri tells Sophie that he doesn't think he'll be able to do what he really wants to . . . . .
Savage Messiah

savme010. Henri tells Sophie that he doesn't think he'll be able to do what he really wants to . . . . .

savme010n. Victor Street, Bristol. The newly restored railway viaduct. Replacing my original photo from 6/8/14. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 19-06-2015)

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