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Director Brian Welsh discusses Beats, his acclaimed drama set in the 90s rave scene

With Antonia Quirke.

Director Brian Welsh discusses Beats, his acclaimed drama set in the 90s rave scene in Glasgow. He explains how to film a rave. You just hold a party and invite one thousand extras.

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Choreographer and movement coach Scarlett Mackmin talks about her work with Rosamund Pike which involved taping her shoulders down for A Private War and reveals which Hollywood star was reluctant to strut his stuff in a Hollywood movie.

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