Moira Buffini on Stalker
Presented by Francine Stock. Moira Buffini talks about Tarkovsky's Stalker, which foreshadowed the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
With Francine Stock.
Moira Buffini, the writer of Byzantium and the latest Jane Eyre adaptation, talks about the film that has been a major influence on her career - Tarkovsky's Stalker, the science fiction movie which foreshadowed the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Moira and Francine hear from Nick Rush-Cooper, who worked as a tourist guide in the abandoned and dangerously polluted city. And from Danny Leigh of the BFI, who explains how Stalker was responsible for the death of its director and many of the crew.