Boy and Bicycle

One typically gloomy day, in some English town, a boy comes to the conclusion that school really is not the best place to spend his time in. On his bike, he sets off to wonder about the neighbourhood. Written, shot and directed by Ridley Scott. Starring: younger brother Tony Scott, mother and father. A brilliant example of a genuine film style.

  • United Kingdom
  • 1965, 25 min
  • Director: Ridley Scott
  • Director of photography: Ridley Scott
  • Editor: Ridley Scott
  • Screenplay: Ridley Scott
  • Music: John Baker, John Barry
  • Cast: Tony Scott
  • Contacts: BFI
  • Producer: Ridley Scott
  • Production: British Film Institute

Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott (1937, England) studied painting at the Royal Academy of Art. He worked as a set designer at the BBC and three years later established his own advertising company. He has made over 2000 commercials, many of which won prestigious awards. In 1977 he debuted with his first feature film, The Duellists, which won the Best First Work Award at Cannes. Films such as Alien (1979), Blade Runner (1982), Thelma & Luisa (1991) or Gladiator (2000) followed. In 1987 he founded his own film production company and in 1995 he formed yet another one with his brother Tony.