Bradford International Film Festival 2009

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The Brothers Warner (Country: USA; Year: 2008; Director: Cass Warner; Writer: Cass Warner; Stars: Dr. Michael Birdwell, Johanna Blakley, Eddie Bockser, Leo Braudy, Angie Dickinson, Roy Edward Disney, Stephen Farber, Samuel Goldwyn Jr., Robert Greenwald, Lita Heller)
Story of the studio siblings.
Mardik: Baghdad To Hollywood (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Ramy Katrib, Evan York; Writer: Mardik Martin; Stars: Peter Biskind, Ted Braun, Francine Dejosa, Brandon DeSica, Joe France, John Furia, Joseph Guerrieri, Mark Jonathan Harris, Amy Heckerling, Andre Kousnov)
Story of Mean Streets co-writer Mardik Martin and his lasting legacy.
Tasmanian Devil: The Fast and Furious Life Of Errol Flynn (Country: Australia; Year: 2007; Director: Simon Nasht; Writer: Robert de Young; Stars: Christopher Lee, Beverly Aadland, Deirdre Flynn, Errol Flynn, Rory Flynn, Lincoln Hurst, Jack Marino, Jeffrey Meyers, John Hammond Moore, Vincent Sherman)
Documentary about the swashbuckling star.
Trumbo (Country: USA; Year: 2007; Director: Peter Askin; Writer: Christopher Trumbo, Christopher Trumbo; Stars: Dalton Trumbo, Joan Allen, Brian Dennehy, Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas, Paul Giamatti, Peter Hanson, Dustin Hoffman, Lee Irwin, Nathan Lane)
Story of Dalton Trumbo, who was black-listed during America's communist witch-hunts.
Yakuza Eiga: A Story Of Yakuza Cinema (Une Histoire Du Cinéma Yakuza) (Country: France; Year: 2008; Director: Yves Montmayeur; Stars: Noboru Ando, Kinji Fukasaku, Shunichi Kajima, Fumio Konami, Takashi Miike, Manabu Miyazaki, Hitoshi Ozawa, David Peace, Tan Takaiwa, Ryuzo Ueno)
Lifting the lid on the Japanese blood-soaked phenomenon.
News

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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