Richard Attenborough’s Favorite Film? Not What You Think

In light of Lord Richard Attenborough’s death this past week, NPR’s Morning Edition aired a special remembrance of his life. In a 2009 Scottish TV interview, Attenborough recalled his favorite film as a director. It wasn’t what you’d expect, i.e. Gandhi (for which he won an Academy Award in 1983), but instead Shadowlands, about the love-life of C.S. Lewis and Joy Davidman.

Attenborough reveals his affinity for Shadowlands at the 6 minute mark:

And here’s the movie trailer for Shadowlands:

 

 

 

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