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Cinema magazine programme. Francine Stock talks to David Michod about War Machine, his satire on the US military starring Brad Pitt as an ambitious general.

With Francine Stock

Francine talks to director David Michod about War Machine, his big budget satire on the U.S. military starring Brad Pitt, which is having its premiere on-line. He tells Francine why he really doesn't mind that it's only playing in a handful of cinemas.

The debate about big screen versus small screen raged this year at the Cannes film festival when the logo of an on-line film and TV company was booed at a premiere. Film buyer Clare Binns and critic Tim Robey tell Francine if they joined in the booing.

Rungano Nyoni was born in Zambia and raised in Wales. Her debut feature, I Am Not A Witch, premiered at Cannes, and she reveals what it was like to get the red carpet treatment.

Heavy drinking, existential malaise and deadpan humour characterise the films of director Aki Kaurismaki. Critic Larushka Ivan-Zadeh tells us five things we should know about the Finnish auteur.

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28 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest David Michod
Interviewed Guest Clare Binns
Interviewed Guest Tim Robey
Interviewed Guest Rungano Nyoni
Interviewed Guest Larushka Ivan-Zadeh

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