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The Film Programme
Fridays 16:30- 17:00.
Francine Stock and star guests on the latest cinema releases, DVDs and films on TV. Friday 4.30pm - 5pm
This week
30 May 2008
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Roger Corman
Roger Corman, the King of B-Movies, on sex, violence and Vincent Price; John Hurt waxes lyrical about Jules Et Jim
In The Film Programme This Week:

Roger Corman
The King Of B-Movies on a career that includes Little Shop Of Horrors, The Pit And The Pendulum and The Saga Of The Viking Women And Their Voyage To The Waters Of The Great Sea Serpent.

A Cottage On Dartmoor
Matthew Sweet discusses the little-known silent masterpiece, directed by Anthony Asquith, the son of a prime minister and great uncle of Helena Bonham Carter.

A Cottage On Dartmoor is released on DVD, cert PG

Jules Et Jim
John Hurt on his pilgrimage to the cinema to see Truffaut's masterpiece; poet Simon Barraclough's unique take on the love triangle.

Jules Et Jim is released in selected cinemas, for details see  The British Film Institute

Sydney Pollack
A chance to hear a clip from Francine's archive interview with Sydney Pollack, whose death was announced this week
The Film Programme Recommends:

In The Multiplex
Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull

In The Arthouse
California Dreaming
Jules Et Jim

A Cottage On Dartmoor
Before The Devil Knows You're Dead
No Country For Old Men
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