The Company of Wolves

One of the most remarkable and original films released in America in 1985 was THE COMPANY OF WOLVES, a British picture filmed at Shepperton Studios with dense, storybookish sets that made it look like a movie Hammer Films would have made if they had the money and ambition. But THE COMPANY OF WOLVES is by no means a horror film...

George Fenton on The Company of Wolves

Three major projects from British film and television in 1984 brought the name of George Fenton very much into the limelight of film composition. These were the mammoth television adaptation of THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN, Richard Attenborough’s award-laden GANDHI and Neil Jordan’s extraordinarily poetic THE COMPANY OF WOLVES.