The Grand Budapest Hotel; Wake in Fright; Oscars for stunt artists?

Francine Stock talks to Tilda Swinton about the much-anticipated film by Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel and why romance is particularly special to those aged under nine or over 90.

And inspired by Anderson's take on hotel life, film historian Ian Christie and critic, Kate Muir look at these citadels of glamour, alienation, opportunity and even horror.

The director Ted Kotcheff looks back at his 'lost' Oz psychological thriller Wake In Fright from 1971, now re-released, while critic Alice Tynan discusses why Australian cinema-goers at the time found its uncompromising portrayal of life in the outback hard to stomach.

And why the craft of stunt artists demands a lot of bruises, but no recognition in the mainstream awards like the Oscars.

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28 minutes

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Sun 9 Mar 2014 23:00

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Directed by Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel is in UK cinemas from Friday 7 March, certificate 15.

Wake In Fright

Wake In Fright
Directed by Ted Kotcheff, Wake In Fright is re-released in UK cinemas from Friday 7 March, certificate 18.


Role Contributor
PresenterFrancine Stock
Interviewed GuestTilda Swinton
Interviewed GuestIan Christie
Interviewed GuestKate Muir
Interviewed GuestTed Kotcheff

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