Nora Ephron on Bewitched, news from The Edinburgh Film Festival and a new competition
Writer and director Nora Ephron ('When Harry Met Sally' and 'Sleepless in Seattle') talks to Chris Tookey about her new romantic comedy 'Bewitched'. In the movie a fading actor (Will Ferrell) revives a Sixties sitcom about a witch married to a normal suburban man. Planning to steal the limelight he auditions an unknown (Nicole Kidman) to play his onscreen wife unaware of her magical powers.
'Bewitched', certificate PG, is in cinemas now.
Edinburgh Film Festival
Film critic Nigel Floyd reports the latest news from the Edinburgh International Film Festival. This year's opening night gala film is 'Wah-Wah', the directorial debut of actor Richard E. Grant.
Last week's clip was Andy Serkis, who played Gollum in 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy.
Geraldine Chaplin, the daughter of Charlie Chaplin and granddaughter of the playwright Eugene O'Neill, discusses her role in a new British movie adaptation of the classic children's story 'Heidi'. Chaplin has appeared in over 80 films including David Lean's 'Dr Zhivago' and Robert Altman's 'Nashville'.
'Heidi', certificate U, is in cinemas now.
Jeffrey Richards, Professor of Cultural History at Lancaster University, takes a fresh look at the films of Doris Day.
'The Doris Day Collection' is released on DVD 22 August 2005. It includes the films 'Young Man with a Horn' (Certificate PG), 'Love Me or Leave Me' (U), 'Billy Rose's 'Jumbo''(U), 'Please Don't Eat the Daisies' (U), 'The Glass Bottom Boat' (U) and 'Calamity Jane' (U).