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First broadcast:
Wednesday 28 September 2011

The best of the world's arts, film, music and literature brought to you every day.

Presented by Lawrence Pollard.

On today's programme: Lars Von Trier and Hector Tobar.


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  • Melancholia

    Danish director Lars von Trier returns with this apocalyptic drama about the relationship between two sisters in the possible countdown to the end of the world.

  • Hector Tobar

    The novelist discusses his new book The Barbarian Nurseries which brings together the private world of gated communities in wealthy Orange County with the teeming, multicultural streets of Los Angeles



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