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Making the City Of Joy gave me the best political education of my life. It became a wrestling match between an Englishman who had gradually ceased to be a Marxist, and a culture that was becoming more Marxist by the day.

 
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Roland Joffe
Roland Joffe
  • Born: November 17, 1945
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter

Roland Joffé is an English-French film director who is known for the Academy Award-winning movies The Killing Fields and The Mission. He began his career in television. His early television credits included episodes of Coronation Street and an adaptation of The Stars Look Down for Granada. He gained a reputation for hard-hitting political stories with the series Bill Brand and factual dramas for Play for Today.