Bradford International Film Festival 2011

Dedicated to wide-gauge cinema formats. Stanley Long will also attend a special event to talk about Circlorama.

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The Lion In Winter The Lion In Winter
The Lion In Winter and The Dark Crystal
The Bridge On The River Kwai (Country: UK; Year: 1957; Director: David Lean; Writer: Michael Wilson, Carl Foreman, Calder Willingham, Pierre Boulle; Stars: Alec Guinness, William Holden, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa)
An exhausted group of prisoners of war are forced to build a bridge, yet keep their spirits high.
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.
Dance Craze (Country: UK; Year: 1981; Director: Joe Massot; Stars: Buster Bloodvessel, Roddy Byers, Rhoda Dakar, Jerry Dammers, Terry Hall, Horace Panter, David Wakeling)
Documentary examining 2-tone bands.
The Dark Crystal (Country: US, UK; Year: 1982; Director: Jim Henson, Frank Oz; Writer: Jim Henson, David Odell; Stars: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Louise Gold, Brian Muehl, Bob Payne, Mike Quinn, Tim Rose, Jean-Pierre Amiel, Hugh Spight, Robbie Barnett, Swee Lim, Simon Williamson)
Two gelfling head to restore a shard to the dark crystal and order to their world.
Dersu Uzala (Country: Soviet Union, Japan; Year: 1975; Director: Akira Kurosawa; Writer: Vladimir Arsenyev, Akira Kurosawa, Yuri Nagibin; Stars: Maksim Munzuk, Yuri Solomin, Svetlana Danilchenko, Dmitri Korshikov, Suimenkul Chokmorov, Vladimir Kremena, Aleksandr Pyatkov, Mikhail Bychkov, Sovetbek Dzhumadylov, B. Khorulev, Nikolai Volkov)
A relationship develops between a Russian explorer and his local nomadic guide.
Suspiria Suspiria
Suspiria and Lawrence Of Arabia
Doctor Zhivago (Country: US, Italy; Year: 1965; Director: David Lean; Writer: Boris Pasternak, Robert Bolt; Stars: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness, Tom Courtenay, Siobhan McKenna, Ralph Richardson, Rita Tushingham, Jeffrey Rockland, Tarek Sharif, Bernard Kay, Klaus Kinski, Gérard Tichy, Noel Willman)
Restored version of the Lean classic sees an idealistic poet/physician and the fiancée of a political activist meet and fall in love against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution.
Goya (Goya - oder Der arge Weg der Erkenntnis) (Country: East Germany, Soviet Union, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, Poland; Year: 1971; Director: Konrad Wolf; Writer: Lion Feuchtwanger, Angel Vagenshtain; Stars: Donatas Banionis, Olivera Katarina, Fred Düren, Tatyana Lolova, Rolf Hoppe, Mieczyslaw Voit, Mikhail Kozakov, Arno Wyzniewski, Lyudmila Chursina, Veriko Andjaparidze)
Biopic of the painter.
The Great Race (Country: US; Year: 1965; Director: Blake Edwards; Writer: Arthur A. Ross, Blake Edwards; Stars: Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Peter Falk, Keenan Wynn, Arthur O'Connell, Vivian Vance, Dorothy Provine, Larry Storch, Ross Martin, George Macready, Marvin Kaplan, Hal Smith, Denver Pyle, William Bryant)
Dirty tricks are the order of the day as car manufacturers race from New York to Paris.
How The West Was Won (Country: USA; Year: 1962; Director: John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall, Richard Thorpe; Writer: James R. Webb, John Gay; Stars: Carroll Baker, Lee J. Cobb, Henry Fonda, Carolyn Jones, Karl Malden, Gregory Peck, George Peppard, Robert Preston, Debbie Reynolds, James Stewart)
Epic story about a family of pioneers.
Lawrence Of Arabia (Country: UK; Year: 1962; Director: David Lean; Writer: Robert Bolt, based on Seven Pillars Of Wisdom by T E Lawrence; Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins, Omar Sharif, Jose Ferrer, Anthony Quale, Claude Rains, Arthur Kennedy, Donald Wolfit)
A flamboyant biography of T E Lawrence. There is no greater cinematic epic.
Doctor Zhivago Doctor Zhivago
Doctor Zhivago and The Bridge On The River Kwai
The Lion In Winter (Country: UK; Year: 1968; Director: Anthony Harvey; Writer: James Goldman, based on the play by James Goldman; Stars: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Timothy Dalton, Anthony Hopkins, Jane Merrow, John Castle, Nigel Terry, Nigel Stock)
Henry II chooses an heir, while all those around him plot.
Operation Crossbow (Country: UK; Year: 1965; Director: Michael Anderson; Writer: Duilio Coletti, Vittoriano Petrilli, Emeric Pressburger, Derry Quinn, Ray Rigby; Stars: Sophia Loren, George Peppard, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Richard Johnson, Tom Courtenay, Jeremy Kemp, Anthony Quayle, Lilli Palmer, Paul Henreid, Helmut Dantine, Barbara Rütting, Richard Todd, Sylvia Syms, John Fraser)
War drama based upon true efforts by Churchill’s government to find and destroy Germany's long-range V1 and V2 rockets.
Suspiria (Dario Argento's Suspiria) (Country: Italy; Year: 1977; Director: Dario Argento; Writer: Dario Argento, Daria Nicolodi; Stars: Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci, Alida Valli, Udo Kier)
A young ballet dancer uncovers a sinister conspiracy in this masterpiece of surrealist horror.
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