Francine Stock and star guests on the latest cinema releases, DVDs and films on TV. Friday 4.30pm - 5pm
28 March 2008
Naomi Watts discusses the challenges of starring in Michael Haneke's shot-for-shot remake of his own controversial thriller, Funny Games; and how to make sheep seem scary...
In The Film Programme this Week:
Naomi Watts The star of Eastern Promises and Mulholland Drive talks about her decision to star in Michael Haneke's shot-for-shot remake of his own Austrian thriller.
Funny Games U.S. is in cinemas from Friday April 4, cert 18
Since You Went Away Film historian and David O Selznick's biographer, David Thomson, talks about the producer's forgotten war-time epic.
Since You Went Away is on DVD, cert PG
Miklos Jancso The legendary Hungarian director talks about his masterpiece, The Round-Up, which he managed to get past state censors in the sixties, even though the film made covert references to the brutal suppression of the 1956 Uprising
The Round-Up is on DVD, cert 15
Black Sheep Jonathan King, the director of a new ovine horror movie, reveals how he made sheep seem scary.
Black Sheep is available on DVD, cert 15
The Film Programme Recommends:
In The Multiplex
Lars And The Real Girl
In The Arthouse
Burnt By The Sun
The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford