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The Infatuations by Javier Marias

Duration:
18 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 18 March 2013

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

The Infatuations, the latest novel from multi-award winning Javier Marías, arguably Spain's greatest living author, starts with a stabbing.

A debut feature film from Brazil has been winning awards world-wide. Neighbouring Sounds is the fictionalised story of a few streets in the city of Recife, but filmed as if it were a documentary. What inspired the director to make this film?

(Image: Spanish author Javier Marias. Credit: Martin Schalk/Getty Images)

Chapters

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  • Javier Marias

    The Spanish author talks about his latest novel 'Infatuations'.

  • 'Neighbouring Sounds'

    A debut feature film from Brazil has been winning awards world-wide.

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