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Interview: Kari Scogland on Fifty Dead Men Walking

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Fifty Dead Men Walking is an adaptation of Martin McGartland’s 1997 autobiography, about his time as an informant within the Provisional IRA from 1988 til 1991. 

It stars Jim Sturgess as McGartland, Ben Kingsley as his British handler and was directed by Kari Scogland.

I recently spoke with Kari in London about the film and you can listen to the interview here:

[audio:http://filmdetail.receptionmedia.com/Kari_Scogland_on_Fifty_Dead_Men_Walking.mp3]

You can download this interview as a podcast via iTunes by clicking here

Fifty Dead Men Walking is out now at selected UK cinemas

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> Fifty Dead Men Walking and Kari Scogland at the IMDb
Find out more about Martin McGartland at Wikipedia

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Interview: Tomas Alfredson on Let The Right One In

Tomas Alfredson

Tomas Alfredson is the director of Let The Right One In, a new horror film based on the novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist.

Set in Sweden during the 1980s, it tells the story of a bullied 12-year-old boy named Oskar (Kåre Hedebrant) who develops a relationship with a vampire (Lina Leandersson).

Over the last few months it has garnered widespread critical acclaim, won awards and become something of a cult hit.

I spoke with Tomas in London recently about the film and you can listen to the interview here:

[audio:http://filmdetail.receptionmedia.com/Tomas_Alfredson_on_Let_The_Right_One_In.mp3]

You can download this interview as a podcast via iTunes by clicking here

 

Let The Right One In is out at UK cinemas on Friday 10th April

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Tomas Alfredson at the 
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Find out more about Let The Right One In at Wikipedia

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Interview: Larry Charles on Religulous

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Larry Charles is the director of Religulous, a new documentary in which US comedian Bill Maher explores the subject of religion.

It sees them travel to numerous religious places, such as Jerusalem, the Vatican and Salt Lake City, where they interview believers from a variety of backgrounds and groups including a former member of Jews for JesusChristiansMuslims, former Mormons and Hasidic Jews.

Previously, he was writer on TV shows such as Seinfeld and Mad About You and more recently has directed episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm and the Borat movie

I spoke with Larry last October at the London Film festival where we discussed Religulous and the ideas behind it.

You can listen here:

[audio:http://filmdetail.receptionmedia.com/Larry_Charles_on_Religulous.mp3]

You can download this interview as a podcast via iTunes by clicking here

Religulous is out at UK cinemas on Friday 3rd April

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> Official UK site
> Larry Charles at the
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> Find out more about world religion at Wikipedia

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Interview: Paolo Sorrentino on Il Divo

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Paolo Sorrentino is the director of Il Divo, a new film that explores the extraordinary career former Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti.

It spans the period since the seventh election of Andreotti (plyed by Toni Servillo) as Prime Minister of Italy in 1992, until the trial in which he was accused of collusion with the Mafia.

It has been a favourite on the festival circuit in the past year and was nominated for the Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival last May, where it was awarded the Prix du Jury.

I recently spoke with Paolo on the phone when the film screened at the Dublin Film Festival.

Listen to the interview here:

[audio:http://filmdetail.receptionmedia.com/Paolo_Sorrentino_on_Il_Divo.mp3]

You can download this interview as a podcast via iTunes by clicking here

Il Divo is out at selected UK cinemas on Friday 20th March

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Paolo Sorrentino at the IMDb
> Official website for Il Divo
> Find out more about Giulio Andreotti at Wikipedia

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Interview: Guillermo Arriaga on The Burning Plain

Guillermo Arriaga

Guillermo Arriaga is a Mexican writer and director best known for his work on films such as Amores Perros (2000), 21 Grams (2003), The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005) and Babel (2006).

His latest film is The Burning Plain which stars Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger as two women in different parts of America struggling to deal with their lives.

It also stars Danny PinoJennifer LawrenceJoaquim de AlmeidaJ.D. Pardo, Robin Tunney and Brett Cullen with cinematography by Robert Elswit.

I recently spoke with Guillermo in London about the film and we discussed his distinctive approach to narrative and other aspects of the movie.

Listen to the interview here:

[audio:http://filmdetail.receptionmedia.com/Guillermo_Arriaga_on_The_Burning_Plain.mp3]

You can download this interview as a podcast via iTunes by clicking here

The Burning Plain is out at UK cinemas on Friday 13th March

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> Guillermo Arriaga and The Burning Plain at the IMDb