Films on Film / UK premiere

Don’t Expect Too Much

  • Susan Ray /
  • USA /
  • 2011 /
  • 70 mins

Gerry Bamman, Richard Bock, Peer Bode / Documentary / English

As Nicholas Ray’s partner, Susan Ray lived with We Can’t Go Home Again from the inception of that massive project through the director’s lengthy attempts to finish it. In Don’t Expect Too Much, she provides the ideal introduction to the ambitions, accomplishments and contradictions of the film. Capturing the memories of those who participated in the production as Ray’s students, Don’t Expect Too Much also incorporates rare film and audio documentation of Ray teaching at Harpur College in the 1970s.

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  • #1 Kevin Matthews / Friday 22 June, 2012 / 15:36 GMT

    I really liked this -

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