Martin Scorsese and Thelma Schoonmaker Powell Present an Exclusive Preview of the Newly Restored The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp at the BFI

Nov. 30, 2011 Every time I revisit THE LIFE AND DEATH OF COLONEL BLIMP, it seems to have become more resonant, more moving, more profound. You could say that it’s the epic of an ordinary life. And what you retain from this epic is an overpowering sense of warmth and love and friendship, of shared humor and tenderness, and a lasting impression of the most eloquent sadness.