| Release Date: June 4, 2013
Summary: London – The Modern Babylon is legendary director Julien Temple’s epic time-travelling voyage to the heart of his hometown. From musicians, writers and artists to dangerous thinkers, political radicals and above all ordinary people, this is the story of London's immigrants, its bohemians and how together they changed the city forever. Reaching back to London at the start of the 20th century, the story unfolds through film archive and the voices of Londoners past and present, powered by the popular music across the century. It ends now, as London prepares to welcome the world to the 2012 Olympics. [BFI]
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Runtime: 125 min
Rating: Not Rated
Production: BBC Films
Genres: Music, Documentary
Country: UK
Language: English
Director Credit
Julien Temple Director
Writer Credit
Julien Temple Writer
Cast Credit
Andy Serkis Cast
Barbara Cartland Herself - Interviewee
Bill Nighy Cast
Brian Nicholson Cast
Hetty Bower Herself - Interviewee
Keith Allen Cast
Lil Snoddy Herself - Interviewee
Malcolm McLaren Himself - Interviewee
Michael Gambon Narrator
Michael Horovitz Himself - Interviewee
Miss Marsh Herself - Interviewee
Molly Parkin Herself - Interviewee
Ray Davies Himself - Interviewee
Steve Jones Cast
Tony Benn Himself - Interviewee
Producer Credit
Amanda Temple Producer
George Hencken Co-Producer
Julien Temple Producer
Rosa Bosch Co-Producer
Stephen Malit Producer