August 04, 2019
The British director on his love of Jamaican reggae – subject of his documentary Inna de Yard – and why he’s no longer a doom-monger
Peter Webber: ‘Making this film helped me through a dark place’
Director Peter Webber was born in 1968 and grew up in west London. His 2003 feature Girl With a Pearl Earring, starring Scarlett Johansson and Colin Firth, received three Oscar and 10 Bafta nominations. In 2007, he directed Hannibal Rising, a prequel to Silence of the Lambs. Following music documentaries about Schubert and Wagner earlier in his career, Webber’s new film Inna de Yard focuses on a group of veteran reggae artists – including 70s star Ken Boothe and Cedric Myton from the Congos – revisiting their glory days in the hills above Kingston, Jamaica.
What compelled you to make a reggae documentary?This film really went back to passions and enthusiasms I’ve had since I was a teenager. What really hooked me into reggae was listening to the first Clash album and hearing their cover version of Police and Thieves. From there, I went to a record shop in Notting Hill and was guided to the Junior Murvin original. That was the beginning of a love affair with Jamaican music that continues to this day.
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