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Arrival's Linguist

Cinema magazine programme. Francine Stock talks to Jessica Coon, the linguistic consultant on Arrival, about how you create an alien language.

Linguist Jessica Coon advised on last year's Arrival. What conversations did she have with its star Amy Adams?

We continue our A to Z of film with the letter E. This week it's Clint Eastwood versus Nora Ephron.

Romanian filmmaker Cristian Mungiu tells us why he's critiquing the corruption of his home country in Graduation.

And we speak to Jenny Gage and Tom Betterton who spent three years filming a group of teenage girls in New York for their documentary All This Panic.

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Jessica Coon

Jessica Coon

Jessica Coon with some of logograms from the film Arrival - the linguistics researcher was an adviser for the film. 

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Role Contributor
Presenter Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest Jessica Coon
Interviewed Guest Cristian Mungiu
Interviewed Guest Jenny Gage
Interviewed Guest Tom Betterton


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