Last month, inspired by the setting of Ben Garfield’s recently completed short film As Time Goes By, we chose clips from films that have the sea as a leading motif.

— Robin chose Pierrot le fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard (1965)

— Lucy chose Stromboli, directed by Roberto Rosselini (1950)

— Dan chose ‘Inuits under the sea ice’ from the BBC’s Human Planet

— Anne chose Survival! The Shackleton Story (National Geographic Society, 1991)

— Naomi & Isla chose Bottle directed by Kirsten Lepore (2010)

— Yi-Jen chose ‘Sealand’ from The One Show (2011)

— Graham chose Tsunami in Iwaki City (2011)

— Ben gave us a premier showing of his As Time Goes By (2019)

— Olly chose The Deep, directed by Baltasar Kormákur (2012)

— Sarah chose The Big Blue, directed by Luc Besson (1998)

— Robert J chose Nick Cave in concert and on Brighton beach from 20,000 Days on Earth, directed by Jane Pollard and Iain Forsyth (2014)

— Duncan & Paloma chose Ponyo, directed by Hayao Miyazaki for Studio Ghibli (2008)