The English composer, folk song collector and country dancer George Butterworth was killed in 1916 during the Battle of the Somme aged just 31. In the chaos of war Butterworth was buried where he fell and his remains were never identified. The film tells the story of his life and music in rural England, notably Sussex. This is a powerful documentary revealing the emotional heart of George Butterworth’s remarkable story.
“Your film was amazing…. informative but equally touching. Thank you for creating a film that is educational, beautiful and entertaining…. an achievement, indeed”
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