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28 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 26 July 2012

New figures show that UK cinema ticket sales increased again last year, by 61% in the past decade. What have we been watching in 2012? Francine Stock discusses with industry analyst Charles Gant and cinema owner/manger Kevin Markwick. Plus your favourite films.

Industrial devastation becomes a thing of beauty in Antonioni's Red Desert from 1964. Director Mike Hodges, who made Get Carter, appreciates Antonioni's striking use of colour.

And the search for Sugarman, a new documentary about a mysterious singer-songwriter from the 1970s who unwittingly wrote an anthem for the anti-apartheid movement.

Producer: Craig Smith.


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