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Paul Weller, Duncan Macmillan on City of Glass, Catfight, My Feral Heart

Paul Weller on composing his first film score, Duncan Macmillan on adapting Paul Auster, Catfight reviewed, magical realism in My Feral Heart.

Paul Weller talks about writing his first film score. The forthcoming boxing film Jawbone features Weller's soundtrack which, as he explains, is a completely new departure for him. Speaking from his studio, he demonstrates how he composed the experimental score using his mixing desk as an instrument.

In Catfight, Anne Heche and Sandra Oh star as old enemies who become locked in a bitter and violent rivalry. Larushka Ivan-Zadeh reviews

Duncan Macmillan's play People, Places and Things was a massive hit last year. Now the playwright is tackling a very different project - adapting Paul Auster's notoriously complex meta detective thriller City of Glass. John Wilson speaks to Duncan about the challenges involved in staging the piece.

My Feral Heart tells the story of Luke, an independent young man with Down's Syndrome, and how he comes to terms with the loss of his freedom after his mother dies and he is sent to live in a care home. One of the few films to cast an actor with a disability in a lead role, Steven Brandon, who plays Luke, and director Jane Gull talk about making a movie about disability which celebrates ability.

Presenter: John Wilson
Producer: Edwina Pitman.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Paul Weller

    Duration: 08:40

  • Catfight

    Duration: 03:49

  • Duncan Macmillan

    Duration: 08:01

  • My Feral Heart

    Duration: 07:28

Paul Weller

Paul Weller
Paul Weller's office

Jawbone (soundtrack) is available now

The film is released on 12 May

Catfight

Catfight
Sandra Oh in Catfight

Photo credit: Arrow Films

Catfight is in selected cinemas, certificate 15

My Feral Heart

My Feral Heart
Jane Gull, director of My Feral Heart and actor Steven Brando

Photo credit: Emma Rolph

Duncan Macmillan - City of Glass

Duncan Macmillan - City of Glass
Vivienne Acheampong
in City of Glass
Photo credit: Jonathan Keenan
City of Glass is on at Home Theatre, Manchester until 18 Mar
and at the Lyric, Hammersmith from 20 Apr - 20 May

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Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Paul Weller
Interviewed Guest Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest Duncan Macmillan
Interviewed Guest Steven Brandon
Interviewed Guest Jane Gull
Presenter John Wilson
Producer Edwina Pitman

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