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THE FILM PROGRAMME
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The Film Programme
Saturday 17:30- 18:00.
BBC Radio 4's programme for movie enthusiasts
This week
Saturday 03 September 2005
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Elijah Wood in 'Green Street'
Elijah Wood on life after Frodo Baggins, two of cinemas greatest divas and a brand new competition.
Elijah Wood

Actor Elijah Wood ('Lord of the Rings') and director Lexi Alexander discuss 'Green Street', a controversial new film they have made about British football hooligans. Wood plays an American student who travels to London after being expelled from college. In London he is introduced to a group of hard-core West Ham supporters who call themselves The Green Street Elite.

'Green Street', certificate 18, opens in cinemas on 9 September 2005.
Bette and Joan

Jeffrey Richards, Professor of Cultural History at Lancaster University and Matt Wolf of 'Variety' magazine discuss the careers and personalities of Joan Crawford and Bette Davis.

'The Bette Davis Collection', featuring the films 'Mr. Skeffington', 'Dark Victory', 'Now Voyager' and 'The Letter' and 'The Joan Crawford Collection', featuring the films 'The Damned Don't Cry', 'Humoureque', 'Possessed' and 'Grand Hotel', certificate PG, are available now on DVD.
Competition

Listen to the trailer clip and tell us which hit movie the trailer was advertising. 

To enter email thefilmprogramme@bbc.co.uk or write to The Film Programme, BBC Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA. Entries must be received before Friday 9 September 2005. Please read our competition rules before entering.

Last week's clip featured actor Paul Bettany and his director Richard Loncraine talking about the actor Sam Neill, who worked with them on 'Wimbledon'.
Peter Mullan

Chris Tookey talks to actor Peter Mullan ('My Name is Joe') about his latest movie 'On a Clear Day'. In the comedy/drama Mullan plays Frank, a Glaswegian shipbuilder in his mid-fifties. After losing his job when the shipyard closes he decides to recover his self-respect by swimming the English Channel.

'On a Clear Day, certificate 12A, is playing in cinemas now.
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