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Memoirs of a Survivor is a 1981 British science fiction film directed by David Gladwell, with some scenes filmed at the location of Argyle Street, Norwich. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1981 Cannes Film Festival.[1] It is based on the novel of the same name by Doris Lessing. The film was scheduled to be released on DVD in June 2014 by Network Distributing.[2]

Memoirs of a Survivor
Memoirs of a Survivor poster.jpg
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Directed byDavid Gladwell
Produced byPenny Clark
Michael Medwin
Written byDavid Gladwell
Kerry Crabbe
Doris Lessing
StarringJulie Christie
CinematographyWalter Lassally
Edited byBill Shapter
Release date
  • September 1981 (1981-09)
Running time
115 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom



  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Memoirs of a Survivor". Retrieved 6 June 2009.
  2. ^ "Memoirs of a Survivor". Network Distributing. Retrieved 28 April 2014.

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