James Dean remembered; Whales in cinema; Steven Knight on Locke

With Antonia Quirke.

Film and theatre director Sir Richard Eyre reveals how he fell in love with James Dean at first sight.

Steven Knight discusses his new thriller, Locke, which is set entirely in a car driving down the M6.

Philip Hoare, author of the award-winning Leviathan, reflects upon the representation of the whale in cinema, from Free Willy to Moby Dick,via Orca The Killer Whale

Sound editor Richard Hymns talks about the challenges of making a film without any dialogue in All Is Lost, starring Robert Redford as a yachtsman who is marooned at sea.

Presenter: Antonia Quirke
Producer: Stephen Hughes.

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Remembering James Dean

Remembering James Dean
Image: Sir Richard Eyre during his James Dean phase.

Restorations of three iconic James Dean films, Rebel Without A Cause, East of Eden and Giant, are released in UK cinemas on Friday 18 April 2014, certificate PG.

All Is Lost

All Is Lost
Directed by JC Chandor, All Is Lost is released on DVD and Blu-ray on 28 April 2014, certificate 12A.

Locke

Locke
Directed by Steven Knight, Locke is in cinemas from 18 April 2014, certificate 15.

Orca - The Killer Whale

Orca - The Killer Whale
The 1977 film Orca - The Killer Whale, directed by Michael Anderson, is re-released on DVD on 14 April 2014, certificate PG.

TEENAGE

TEENAGE
Written by Jon Savage and directed by Matt Wolf, TEENAGE is available now on DVD and Blu-ray.

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterAntonia Quirke
Interviewed GuestSteven Knight
Interviewed GuestRichard Eyre
Interviewed GuestDavid Thomson
Interviewed GuestTerence Stamp
Interviewed GuestJon Savage
Interviewed GuestPhilip Hoare
Interviewed GuestRichard Hymns
ProducerStephen Hughes

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