Bradford International Film Festival 2010

Films taking it to the 70mm max.

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Manhattan Manhattan
Manhattan and Die Hard
2010 (Country: US; Year: 1984; Director: Peter Hyams; Writer: Arthur C. Clarke, Peter Hyams; Stars: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren, Bob Balaban, Keir Dullea, Douglas Rain, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Dana Elcar, Taliesin Jaffe, James McEachin, Mary Jo Deschanel, Elya Baskin, Saveli Kramarov, Oleg Rudnik, Natasha Shneider)
After the failure of USS Discovery’s mission, a joint American/Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter.
Showing in 70mm
The Alamo (Country: US; Year: 1960; Director: John Wayne; Writer: James Edward Grant; Stars: John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey, Frankie Avalon, Patrick Wayne, Linda Cristal, Joan O'Brien, Chill Wills, Joseph Calleia, Ken Curtis, Carlos Arruza, Jester Hairston, Veda Ann Borg, John Dierkes, Denver Pyle)
Story of a small group of US soldiers who took on a massive Mexican force.
Showing in 35mm to mark the film's 50th anniversary
Battle Of The Bulge (Country: US; Year: 1965; Director: Ken Annakin; Writer: Philip Yordan, Milton Sperling, John Melson; Stars: Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan, Dana Andrews, George Montgomery, Ty Hardin, Pier Angeli, Barbara Werle, Charles Bronson, Hans Christian Blech, Werner Peters, James MacArthur, Karl-Otto Alberty, Telly Savalas, Steve Rowland)
A look at tank warfare on both sides in the last months of the Second World War.
The Blue Lagoon (Country: US; Year: 1980; Director: Randal Kleiser; Writer: Henry De Vere Stacpoole, Douglas Day Stewart; Stars: Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins, Leo McKern, William Daniels, Elva Josephson, Glenn Kohan, Alan Hopgood, Gus Mercurio, Jeffrey Kleiser, Bradley Pryce, Chad Timmerman, Gert Jacoby, Alex Hamilton, Richard Evanson)
Shipwrecked kids fall in love.
Showing in 70mm with six-track stereo
Cineramacana ()
The unique element of the Widescreen Weekend, Cineramacana is now in its 14th year and has brought some remarkable short films and clips rarely seen outside their domestic cinemas or expos.
Die Hard (Country: US; Year: 1988; Director: John McTiernan; Writer: Jeb Stuart, Steven E DeSouza, based on Nothing Lasts Forever by Roderick Thorp; Stars: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Alexander Gudonov, Reginald Veljohnson, William Atherton)
Bruce Willis is a lone cop in an office skyscraper, taken over by terrorists.
Showing in 70mm
The Hunt For Red October (Country: US; Year: 1990; Director: John McTiernan; Writer: Tom Clancy, Larry Ferguson, Donald Stewart; Stars: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill, James Earl Jones, Joss Ackland, Richard Jordan, Peter Firth, Tim Curry, Courtney B. Vance, Stellan Skarsgård, Jeffrey Jones, Timothy Carhart, Larry Ferguson, Fred Dalton Thompson)
Cold War thriller about a nuclear submarine.
Showing in 70mm
Manhattan (Country: US; Year: 1979; Director: Woody Allen; Writer: Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman; Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Michael Murphy, Mariel Hemingway, Meryl Streep, Anne Byrne Hoffman, Karen Ludwig, Michael O'Donoghue, Victor Truro, Tisa Farrow, Helen Hanft)
Woody Allen falls for his best friend's mistress, but is he really more in love with New York itself?
Showing in 35mm
Quest For Fire (La guerre du feu) (Country: Canada, France, US; Year: 1981; Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud; Writer: Gérard Brach, JH Rosny Sr; Stars: Everett McGill, Ron Perlman, Nicholas Kadi, Rae Dawn Chong, Gary Schwartz, Naseer El-Kadi, Franck-Olivier Bonnet, Jean-Michel Kindt, Kurt Schiegl, Brian Gill, Terry Fitt, Bibi Caspari, Peter Elliott, Michelle Leduc, Robert Lavoie)
A group of prehistoric people go on the hunt for a new source of fire.
Showing in 70mm, with six-track Dolby Stereo magnetic sound
This Is Cinerama (Country: US; Year: 1952; Director: Merian C. Cooper, Gunther von Fritsch, Ernest B. Schoedsack, Michael Todd Jr.; Stars: Lowell Thomas)
The first three-strip film ever made.
Windjammer: The Voyage of the Christian Radich (Country: US; Year: 1958; Director: Bill Colleran, Louis De Rochemont III; Writer: A.J. Villiers, James L. Shute; Stars: Bjørn Amvik, Arne Andersen, Per Antonsen, Niels Arntsen, Svein Aske, Trygve Bendiksen, Tore Bilet, Sigurd Borgen, Even Børresen, Boston Pops Orchestra, Pau Casals, Jan Christiansen, Peer Dahl, Thor Dalelv, Wilbur De Paris)
Join a square-rigger on its 17,000 mile journey.
European premiere of the digitally restored print

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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