Bradford International Film Festival 2009

Tribute to the actor's six decade career to celebrate the centenary of his birth.

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North By Northwest and Odd Man Out
Age of Consent (Country: Australia; Year: 1969; Director: Michael Powell; Writer: Norman Lindsay, Peter Yeldham; Stars: James Mason, Helen Mirren, Jack MacGowran, Neva Carr-Glynn, Andonia Katsaros, Michael Boddy, Harold Hopkins, Slim DeGrey, Max Meldrum, Frank Thring, Clarissa Kaye-Mason)
A riff on Shakespeare's Tempest explores an ageing artist's relationship with a young girl who comes to serve as his muse.
Bigger Than Life (Country: US; Year: 1956; Director: Nicholas Ray; Writer: Cyril Hume, Richard Maibaum, Gavin Lambert, James Mason, Clifford Odets, Nicholas Ray, based on an article by Burton Roueche; Stars: James Mason, Barbara Rush, Walter Matthau, Christopher Olsen, Robert F Simon, Roland Winters, Rusty Lane, Rachel Stephens, Kipp Hamilton)
Addiction to a wonder drug has mind-altering side-effects.
Cross Of Iron (Country: UK, West Germany; Year: 1977; Director: Sam Peckinpah; Writer: Julius J Epstein, James Hamilton, Walter Kelley, based on the book by Willi Heinrich; Stars: James Coburn, Maximilian Schell, James Mason, David Warner, Klaus Löwitsch, Vadim Glowna, Roger Fritz, Dieter Schidor, Burkhard Driest, Fred Stillkrauth)
As the Wehrmacht retreat on the Eastern Front, two German soldiers are locked in a futile personal conflict.
North By Northwest (Country: US; Year: 1959; Director: Alfred Hitchcock; Writer: Ernest Lehman; Stars: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis, Leo G. Carroll, Josephine Hutchinson, Philip Ober, Martin Landau, Adam Williams, Edward Platt)
A case of mistaken identity and false accusation sees an innocent man go on the run from the CIA and a criminal gang.
Odd Man Out (Country: UK; Year: 1947; Director: Carol Reed; Writer: F.L. Green, R.C. Sherriff, from the novel by F.L. Green; Stars: James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack, Kathleen Ryan, F.J. McCormick, William Hartnell, Fay Compton, Denis O'Dea, W.G. Fay, Maureen Delaney, Eleyn Brook-Jones, Robert Beatty, Dan O'Herlihy, Kitty Kirwan, Beryl Measor, Roy Irving, Joseph Tomelty, Arthur)
An injured IRA man goes on the run in the forbidding back streets of Belfast.
Bigger Than Life Bigger Than Life
Bigger Than Life and Cross Of Iron
A Star Is Born (Country: USA; Year: 1954; Director: George Cukor; Writer: Moss Hart, Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell, Robert Carson, William A. Wellman, Robert Carson; Stars: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson, Charles Bickford, Tommy Noonan, Lucy Marlow, Amanda Blake, Irving Bacon, Hazel Shermet, Gloria Lewin)
Incisive look at Hollywood through the relationship of a man whose career hits the skids just as his wife's is beginning to flourish.

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