Toby Jones; David O Russell; the Life of Pi film

With Mark Lawson.

Toby Jones has played Truman Capote and now he's taken on Alfred Hitchcock in The Girl - a TV drama, written by Gwyneth Hughes, that explores Hitchcock's relationship with Tippi Hedren, played here by Sienna Miller. Toby Jones discusses the appeal of the role and his experiences making the film.

Yann Martel's Man Booker prize winning novel Life of Pi has now been made into a film, directed by Ang Lee. In the book, much of the story takes place on a small boat inhabited by a young boy and a tiger, so it was not an obvious choice for film adaptation. Meg Rosoff gives the verdict on how the fantasy adventure works on screen.

David O. Russell, director of Three Kings, I Heart Huckabees and The Fighter, talks about his new film, The Silver Linings Playbook. Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence have already both won various best actor and best actress awards, for their roles in this comedy about a depressed man who is ordered to live with his mother.

Producer Nicki Paxman.

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