Francine Stock and star guests on the latest cinema releases, DVDs and films on TV. Friday 4.30pm - 5pm
Friday 22 June 2007
Director of cult movie Two-Lane Blacktop Monte Hellman and Eli Roth on this year's most controversial film, Hostel 2...
On The Film Programme this week:
Eli Roth Even before Hostel Part 2 has been released in this country, critics have accused director Eli Roth of making "torture porn". He defends his film against allegations of gross misconduct.
Hostel Part 2 is released nationwide on June 29th, cert 18
Monte Hellman The director of Two-Lane Blacktop talks about the fall and rise of his cult classic.
Two-Lane Blacktop is available on DVD, cert 15
Quai Des Orfevres Adrian Wootton, director of The Crime Scene film festival and Chief Exceutive of Film London, profiles the thriller Quai Des Orfevres directed by the French Hitchcock, Henri-Georges Clouzot
Quai Des Orfevres is released as part of a Henri-Georges Clouzot box-set, cert 15
Gena Rowlands John Cassavetes' wife, muse and leading actress talks about her work with the film-maker who's been dubbed the godfather of American independent cinema.
Opening Night is at the BFI Southbank as part of a John Cassavetes season. Opening Night will then tour the country:
- Bradford Picturehouse from 6 July
- Manchester Cornerhouse from 13 July
- Irish Film Centre Dublin from 27 July
- Watershed Bristol from 27 July
- Filmhouse Edinburgh from 10 August plus Shadows, Faces, A Woman Under the Influence, Killing of a Chinese Bookie
- Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre from 24 August plus ditto
- Chapter Cardiff from 27 August
The Film Programme Recommends
In The Multiplex Grow Your Own
In The Art House Tell No-One
On DVD Henri-Georges Clouzot box-set
A Praerie Home Companion