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'Don McCullin - Redundant Warrior'

RT: 24:40mins HTV 1991-2
Research and Interview: Paul Gough
Producer: Abigail Davies
Director: David Hopkins

Made for the ITV network in 1991-2, 'Don McCullin - Redundant Warrior' is a documentary about the war photographer's work, his reflections upon that work, the effect upon his life and state of well-being and how he has learned to cope with what he has witnessed and how he has come to turn his camera on nature to help square that mental and emotional circle.

The film shows some of McCullin's strong and disturbing images taken in several war zones throughout the second half of the Twentieth Century, the effects on the local populations, especially the children, as well as the soldiers sent out to fight. Through a series of interviews with Paul Gough, McCullin talks about his deep feelings of guilt, his own 'disfigurement' by war and the ‘black conscience’ it left him with. In these probing discussions McCullin clearly reveals the deep inner turmoil he has suffered and continues to suffer as a result of what he has seen and recorded. The documentary, directed by award-winning David Hopkins and produced by Abigail Davies, is a moving tribute to those he caught on camera in his attempts to inform the wider world of the real cost and lasting effects of war.

Don McCullin has been the recipient of many awards for his work, including the
World Press Photo Award in 1964 for his coverage of the war in Cyprus, the Warsaw Gold Medal the same year, the Royal Photographic Society's Special 150th Anniversary Medal and Honorary Fellowship (HonFRPS) in recognition of a sustained, significant contribution to the art of photography in 2003, their Centenary Medal in 2006 and several honorary doctorates and fellowships among others.