“He Was Absolutely Insistent There Was No God, No Future Life, No Hope for the Planet”: Powerful and Utterly Depressing Short Documentary about Philip Larkin

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This excellent documentary includes actor reenactments of Larkin sprawled despondently on a grubby sofa, footage of Larkin strolling despondently around a graveyard, and rather telling interviews with A.N. Wilson, Martin Amis, and others who knew the poet.

 

 

Philip Larkin

Ernest Hilbert

Ernest Hilbert is founder of E-Verse Radio.

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